SUNNYVALE, CA: Yahoo’s Anne Espiritu is leaving her role as head of global PR for the company.
Espiritu has worked at the Sunnyvale, California-based company for four years. She will be replaced by Sheila Tran, head of communications for Polyvore, the shopping website bought by Yahoo last year, according to Espiritu’s blog post about her departure.
Espiritu will join Oscar, the health insurance company based in New York, as VP of communications and corporate social responsibility.
So excited to welcome @Anne_Espiritu to the Oscar family as our new VP of Comms & Corp Social Responsibility. She starts later this month!— Oscar (@OscarHealth) August 4, 2016
While at Yahoo, Espiritu was named to PRWeek’s Innovation 50 list in 2014.
Previously, Espiritu spent nearly seven years at Google doing consumer and product PR. She has also worked as a research associate at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group.
Yahoo is also investigating reports that a hacker obtained information for more than 200 million accounts and put them up for sale on the dark web.