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Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s Chief Executive Officer, has served as CEO and a director of WeWork since February 2020, and as Chairman of the Board since March 2022. Mr. Mathrani most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Properties’ Retail Group and Vice-Chairman of Brookfield Properties from 2018 to 2020. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of GGP Inc. for eight years, during which the company was recapitalized in November 2010, experienced eight years of growth, and in August 2018 was sold to Brookfield Property Partners. Prior to joining GGP in 2010, Mr. Mathrani was President of Retail for Vornado Realty Trust, where he oversaw the firm’s U.S. retail real estate division and operations in India comprised principally of office properties. Before that, he spent eight years as Executive Vice President at Forest City Ratner, where he was tasked with starting and growing a new platform of retail properties across the five boroughs of New York City. Mr. Mathrani currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., and Bowlero Corporation, and also serves on the Management Committee of WeWork Capital Advisors LLC. Previously, Mr. Mathrani served as a member of the board of directors of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and was the 2019 Chair of NAREIT. He also served on the executive board and board of trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. Mathrani earned a Bachelor of Engineering, a Master of Engineering and a Master of Management Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Andre Fernandez, Chief Financial Officer

Andre J. Fernandez was appointed as WeWork’s Chief Financial Officer in June 2022. Prior to joining WeWork, Mr. Fernandez served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of NCR Corporation from 2018 to 2020, and as President & Chief Executive Officer of CBS Radio Inc. from 2015 to 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Fernandez spent seven years at Journal Communications Inc. (2008 - 2015), serving in various roles including President & Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fernandez currently serves of the Board of Directors of FaZe Clan (Nasdaq: FAZE), a digital-native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, and also serves on its Compensation Committee. Previously, Mr. Fernandez served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Froedtert Health, and also served on the Boards of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc; the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB); Givewith; Bankroll Club LLC; Sachem Acquisition Corp.; and the Television Bureau of Advertising. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University.

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Anthony Yazbeck, President and Chief Operating Officer

Anthony Yazbeck was appointed as WeWork’s President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2021. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Yazbeck served as WeWork’s President & Chief Operating Officer, International and WeWork’s Chief Operating Officer of Europe, China & Pacific for five years where he played a key role in scaling the European business and leading the transformation of the Company’s operations in China. Before joining WeWork, Mr. Yazbeck had 13 years of experience in international operations including holding various positions at Rocket Internet SE (Vaniday), AOL and CROWN Holdings. Mr. Yazbeck founded two businesses, selling the first to Rocket Internet and starting the second in partnership with Rocket Internet. Prior to that, Mr. Yazbeck was part of the European leadership team at AOL that helped turn around and transform the business from one of the largest internet service providers into an online media and advertising business. AOL was later acquired by Verizon. Mr. Yazbeck earned a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication from Institut National de la Communication et de l’information, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from ESME - Paris and a Masters of Business Administration from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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Susan Catalano, Chief People Officer

Susan Catalano was promoted to serve as WeWork’s Chief People Officer in January 2022. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Catalano served as WeWork’s Senior Vice President, Global Head of People and Head of People for the Americas & Global Functions from June 2019 to January 2021. Prior to joining WeWork, Ms. Catalano spent over 20 years at Citigroup Inc. serving as Managing Director, Senior Human Resources Officer & Global Head of Recruitment from 2009 to 2019; Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer, HR Advisor & HR Corporate Affairs from 2005 to 2009; and Managing Director, Divisional Director of HR from 1998 to 2004. Ms. Catalano also served as Senior Vice President of Recruitment at Salomon Smith Barney from 1997 to 1998 and currently serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees of Hofstra University. Ms. Catalano earned both a Bachelor's degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pace University - Lubin School of Business.

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Jared DeMatteis, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary

Jared DeMatteis was promoted to serve as WeWork’s Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary in January 2021. Prior to his promotion, Mr. DeMatteis served as WeWork’s Deputy Chief Legal Officer from 2019 to 2020, General Counsel from 2018 to 2019 and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate from 2015 to 2018. Before joining WeWork, he served as counsel at WilmerHale LLP from 2012 to 2015, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Mr. DeMatteis began his career as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP from 2008 to 2012. Mr. DeMatteis earned a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School.

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Lauren Fritts, Chief Corporate Affairs and Marketing Officer

Lauren Fritts has served as WeWork’s Chief Corporate Affairs and Marketing Officer since December 2021, a role in which she is responsible for directing WeWork’s brand by leading the corporate communications, global public affairs, corporate social responsibility and global marketing functions. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Fritts served as WeWork’s Chief Communications Officer from 2020 to 2021, Vice President of Public Affairs from 2018 to 2020 and Senior Director of Public Affairs from 2017 to 2018. Ms. Fritts has also worked in the public sector, serving as the Digital Director and Deputy Communications Director for Chris Christie during his term as the Governor of New Jersey and on his 2016 presidential campaign. Ms. Fritts began her career as a producer for Fox News Channel where she worked from 2004 to 2011. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Fairfield University.

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Peter Greenspan, Global Head of Real Estate

Peter Greenspan has served as WeWork’s Global Head of Real Estate since November 2018. Mr. Greenspan first joined WeWork in 2014, serving as WeWork’s first real estate lawyer and was later promoted to serve as General Counsel from 2017 to 2018. Prior to joining WeWork, Mr. Greenspan spent nine years at NBCUniversal serving as Vice President of Corporate & Transaction Law from 2010 to 2014, Senior Corporate & Transactions Counsel from 2007 to 2010 and Corporate Transaction Counsel from 2005 to 2007. He began his legal career as an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Greenspan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Philosophy from The State University of New York at Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from the New York University School of Law.

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Scott Morey, President of Technology and Innovation

Scott Morey joined WeWork as President of Technology and Innovation in April 2021. Mr. Morey brings over 30 years of experience in real estate, technology and operations to the role. Prior to joining WeWork, Mr. Morey joined GPG Advisors as a partner in 2017. In 2019, One11 Advisors was spun out of GPG Advisers and subsequently acquired by the Altus Group. Mr. Morey served as a Founder and Executive Director at One11 Advisors from 2019 to 2021. His prior roles include Executive Vice President responsible for digital marketing, creative, information technology and infrastructure at General Growth Properties from 2011 to 2017. He also served as a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal where he led their European real estate practice, as Chief Information Officer at Equity Office Properties, and as a former Partner at Ernst & Young LLP from 1995 to 2000. Mr. Morey earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of San Diego.