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Sandeep Mathrani, Chief Executive Officer

Sandeep Mathrani has served as WeWork’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of WeWork’s board of directors since February 2020. Mr. Mathrani most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Properties’ Retail Group and Vice-Chairman of Brookfield Properties. 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. During his tenure, he was responsible for stabilizing and growing the portfolio. 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 and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., 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). We believe Mr. Mathrani’s distinguished experience in real estate will make him a valuable addition to our board. 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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Benjamin Dunham, Chief Financial Officer

Benjamin Dunham was appointed as WeWork’s Chief Financial Officer in October 2020. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Dunham served as WeWork’s Chief Financial Officer, Americas from 2018 to 2020. Prior to joining WeWork, Mr. Dunham spent twelve years with Yum Brands (Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell) where his early experience included mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and business analytics. Mr. Dunham was appointed to Chief Financial Officer of Pizza Hut Asia in 2013 and then Head of Finance, Pizza Hut U.S. in 2016. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Miami 292 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, Economics and Strategic Management.

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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 its 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. Prior to that Mr. Yazbeck was part of the European leadership team at AOL, a team that helped turn around and transform the business from one of the largest ISPs 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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Jared DeMatteis, Chief Legal Officer

Jared DeMatteis was promoted to serve as WeWork’s Chief Legal Officer 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 Communications Officer

Lauren Fritts was promoted to serve as WeWork’s Chief Communications Officer in July 2020, a role in which she is responsible for press and external relations for the global brand. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Fritts served as WeWork’s 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. Mr. Greenspan also currently serves on the Management Committee of WeWork Capital Advisors LLC. 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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Maral Kazanjian, Chief People Officer

Maral Kazanjian was promoted to serve as WeWork’s Chief People Officer in July 2021. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Kazanjian served as WeWork’s Global Head of Employment Law, Employee Relations and Talent Management from June 2019 to July 2021. Before joining WeWork, Ms. Kazanjian spent 11 years at Moody’s Corporation where she led the Global Employment Law and Employee Relations functions and was a member of the HR Leadership Team and Executive Diversity Council. Prior to joining Moody’s, Ms. Kazanjian was an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Kauff McGuire & Margolis LLP. Ms. Kazanjian previously served as a member of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveys) Regulatory Board from 2016 to 2019 and is currently an advisor to the AGBU (Armenian General Benevolent Union) and a member of the AELC (American Employment Law Council), a pre-eminent management side employment lawyers association. Ms. Kazanjian earned a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Psychology from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers 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. Prior roles included Executive Vice President responsible for digital marketing, creative, information technology and infrastructure at General Growth Properties from 2011 to 2017. He has 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.

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Roger Solé Rafols, Chief Marketing Officer

Roger Solé Rafols joined WeWork as Chief Marketing Officer in April 2020. Mr. Solé is a business leader with over 20 years of experience in driving rapid growth in telecom and technology organizations. He has deep experience in business unit management with P&L responsibility, marketing, product development, and financial planning. Mr. Solé currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Oi SA. Prior to joining WeWork, he served on the board of directors of Millicom International Cellular SA from 2017 to 2019 and was Chief Marketing Officer at Sprint Corporation from 2015 to 2020, where he was a key leader in its iconic turnaround and later merger process with T-Mobile. Prior to that time, he was the Chief Marketing Officer at TIM Brasil, led Innovation and Marketing at Vivo. He also served as a Consultant at DiamondCluster (known today as Oliver Wyman). Mr. Solé earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master of Business Administration from ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración de Empresas) in Barcelona. He also completed an exchange Master of Business Administration program at the University of California, Los Angeles, an Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School in São Paulo-Barcelona and an executive education program in Finance and Strategy for Value Creation at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.