Paul A. Wright
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Leasing
Paul A. Wright heads Taubman’s leasing programs in the United States and in Asia. He assumed his global responsibilities in 2017, having served in senior leasing roles for Taubman Asia since 2006, most recently as group vice president.
Taubman Asia, during Mr. Wright’s tenure, completed three ground-up developments in the region — CityOn.Xi’an in China and Starfield Hanam in South Korea opened in 2016, and CityOn.Zhengzhou in China debuted in 2017. Mr. Wright led the successful leasing efforts for these three joint venture properties, as well as The Boulevard at Studio City in Macau and IFC Mall in South Korea, centers for which Taubman Asia provided leasing and management services.
Prior to joining Taubman Asia, Mr. Wright worked with Citta Management Limited, where he was responsible for leasing, property management and retail operations at Taipei 101 Mall. Before Citta, Mr. Wright worked for the Lendlease Corporation as development and leasing manager in Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and China. Earlier, he was a project leasing manager on various Lendlease development projects across Australia. Prior to Lendlease, Mr. Wright worked in retail and office leasing at Jones Lang Wootton in Perth and Sydney.
A native of Australia, Mr. Wright speaks Mandarin Chinese and English. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.