Anthony Yazbeck

President & COO at WeWork

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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  • President & COO

    July, 2021 - present

  • President & COO, International

    October, 2020

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