Adam Neumann, WeWork co-founder and former chief executive, with his wife Rebekah Paltrow Neuman, in New York City. Photo: AFP
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

WeWork co-founder’s scandalous succession plan was commonplace in imperial China

  • Among the dubious practices Adam Neumann is accused of is giving vast powers to his wife in the event of his death
  • For many widows of Chinese emperors, assuming control after their husbands’ had died was par for the course
Adam Neumann, WeWork co-founder and former chief executive, with his wife Rebekah Paltrow Neuman, in New York City. Photo: AFP
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