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July 7, 2020

Welcoming Jacob Kent as Head of Business Development, Americas

Introducing Jacob Kent, a strategic leader and the new Head of Business Development for the Americas. He brings a depth of experience with some of the world's largest companies to Unispace - helping us shape a personalised and seamless approach to our client experience.

“The sky is the limit in terms of the companies Unispace can partner with to help drive positive change for their people, culture and broader business priorities. I am humbled by the opportunity to bring my experience to help build a high-performing business development and sales team, focusing on humanising  client relationships.” Jacob says.

Jacob joins Unispace from WeWork where he played a critical role in the development, launch and growth of their Enterprise business – the company’s shift towards servicing the real estate needs of large, global companies. Jacob spent 3+ years building and managing the strategy, playbook and people behind the Sales and Business Development functions for WeWork’s Enterprise segment. As one of the earliest Enterprise leaders, Jacob helped this newly-founded business work with 3,500 Enterprise organisations and close to 40% of the Fortune 500. 

“Jacob’s successful track record of identifying and developing customer‐focused solutions combined with his extensive experience in complex sales and transactions management, adds a significant layer of depth and leadership to our team,” says Lawrence Mohiuddine, Managing Director – EMEA & Americas. “Further, Jacob’s proven ability to build and manage high-performing teams will provide valuable guidance to our already robust business development group.”

Jacob’s infectious energy, dedication to client success, and people-centric leadership style are welcome additions to Unispace.

“People are at the heart of any great company, and more than ever before, people want to work for companies with a clear mission and strong culture,” Jacob says. “Unispace’s innovative approach of streamlining the strategy, design and construction process, along with their expanding portfolio of offerings, uniquely positions the company to continue their growth to be a global leader in workplace”

We’re thrilled to welcome Jacob to our team.

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