Daily Insights for
Business Leaders

Exec search | WeWork begins search for a new CEO

WeWork begins search for a new CEO

In September of this year, WeWork announced that, after a lengthy PR nightmare over the unconventional leadership of CEO Adam Neumann which included making staff redundant and then hiring Run DMC to rap for them, sexual abuse scandals and debates over drug usage, the Co-Founder would step down from his role with immediate effect.

In the letter he released to WeWork staff, he said that his presence within the firm had ‘become a significant distraction’ and that it was within the ‘best interests of WeWork’ for him to leave  – although he did highlight that he intended to stay on as a Non-Executive Chairman.

Access all our great content with a FREE myGrapevine account

  • Personalise your topic feed
  • Free access to premium content
  • One-click registration for webinars and downloads
  • Save your favourites
  • Exclusive offers

Welcome Back

Sign up to continue reading FREE content

For news, offers & events, direct to your inbox enter your details below.

I would also like to receive news, offers and events from:

* By registering you agree that you have read and agree to our Terms and Conditions and that Executive Grapevine International Ltd and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content and products.

If you find yourself asked to register again, please make sure that your browser cookie is enabled.

We would like you to become part of Executive Grapevine and join one of the fastest growing and engaged online communities of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs in the UK. Thousands of our readers, people just like you, have already registered with Executive Grapevine and we would like you to join in - its FREE!

However, an EU regulation coming our way means that to continue hearing from us, you will need to become a registered user. No matter the outcome of BREXIT, this regulation will apply to us while we remain in the UK and perhaps beyond.

Access across the Executive Grapevine site will continue to be free of charge once you register.

Every reader we retain, is very important to us, and we would appreciate you taking the time to Register with us now.