Co-working space provider has appointed corporate finance veteran Abhishek Goenka as the Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, Goenka will also play the role of Chief Investment Officer at The CoWrks Foundry, an urban technology accelerator program launched with the vision to forge resilient and unsinkable businesses.
Sidharth Menda, CEO, CoWrks stated, “As traditional offices have gone through a quantum shift and companies are now focusing on building workplace communities, the demand for world-class shared office spaces, such as ours, is swiftly rising. We have made significant headway since inception and with Abhishek’s expertise, we believe we can drive forward and execute a transformational change in a speedier manner. We are in a very exciting phase of our business and together, we look forward to laying the foundations that will augment our growth.”
With an experience spanning over 25 years, Abhishek Goenka has worked with leading consulting firms like PwC, EY, Andersen and BMR Advisors.
On his appointment, Abhishek stated, “I am delighted to be a part of the CoWrks family. CoWrks has made rapid strides in a short span and I look forward to supporting its dynamic and young team in its next phase of growth.”
CoWrks has expanded its footprint to nine centers in four major metro cities since 2016. By the end of 2018, CoWrks aims to establish 23 operational centers spread over 2.5 million sq. ft. and expand the community to over 25,000 members from the current 10,000 members. The company further aims to increase their presence in major Indian cities such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi–NCR, Chennai, Pune, and Hyderabad as well as foray into international markets.