President, Prologis China
Ben Cornish is responsible for Prologis’ real estate activities in China, including development and capital deployment, business development and operations.
Previously, Cornish was Prologis' senior vice president and chief operating officer for China. A veteran of numerous industrial and retail real estate developments in Asia since 1997, he was president of GMS China, a developer of retail properties. Prior to that, he was in charge of China real estate development for Walmart International; served as managing director for the Southeast Asia Division of Koll Development; and developed and leased warehouses for Trammell Crow in both the U.S. and China.
Cornish holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, as well as a Master of Science degree in land development from Texas A&M University, and an International Development Certificate from the University of Hong Kong. He is an honorary recipient of the prestigious Shanghai Municipal Government Magnolia Gold Award.