WeWork India has announced key appointments to the India leadership team. Megha Agarwal has been appointed as the new head of marketing. Raghuvinder Singh Pathania has been elevated to head of community, India, he is also the head of operations at WeWork India. Dharam Mehta, previously head of business operations, has taken up the new role of head – digital products.
“To watch WeWork emerge as a leader in the flexible workspace industry with innovative marketing and workspace solutions, while sustaining its community and values has been fascinating! As the way we work continues to evolve in this dynamic environment, the future possibilities are immense and I look forward to being a key facilitator of WeWork’s growth and footprint in India as well as contributing to its culture of innovation and collaboration,” Agarwal said.
In his new role, Pathania will offer his expertise for building operations management, profit performance and ensuring the best in class member experience across cities.
“At WeWork, we’ve continued to serve our members with solutions that facilitate smooth collaboration and reinforce the human connection that is an integral part of our culture. As we steadily grow and innovate, I will continue to ensure that this experience and sense of community is consistent across all cities with WeWork’s presence,” Pathania said.
Before WeWork, Agarwal worked with Unilever for over a decade. Agarwal is a seasoned brand and marketing professional, and joins WeWork with over 13 years of multi-category global experience in brand building, communication development, new product development, media planning, and e-commerce. Agarwal will be responsible for developing WeWork India’s overall marketing strategy including online and offline activations, events, and communications.
Mehta, in his new role, will be responsible for the strategy, price, promotion and profitability of all of WeWork’s digital product offerings. “As we move into the future of work, there is tremendous opportunity for digital products and solutions that allow the workforce today to adapt smoothly to the new work models. I am excited to lead and drive innovation for WeWork’s new digital products, partnerships and services that will continue to redefine the traditional office,” Mehta said.
Karan Virwani, chief executive officer, WeWork India, said, “The flexible workspace industry in India has continued to show positive momentum as businesses steadily adapt to the new normal. In our endeavour to provide our members with flexible, safe and well-managed workspaces, we have ensured to bring innovative solutions combining great design, product, flexibility, hospitality and technology as the enabler for a new and innovative way of experiencing work life. I am very pleased to share that with these new leadership announcements we will strive to further enrich the experiences for our existing community and scale towards greater heights.”