General manager hired to oversee Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, Engadget
Verizon subsidiary Oath has hired Joanna Lambert as general manager of finance and tech, overseeing websites such as Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch and Engadget.
Lambert will oversee the strategy and operations of the news sites. Yahoo Finance is the No. 1 business and financial news site in terms of unique visitors and page views.
Lambert previously was vice president of consumer financial services at PayPal and senior vice president of product and operational excellence at American Express.
“Our finance and tech brands are loved by tens of millions of consumers across the globe,” said Simon Khalaf, head of media brands and products at Oath, in a statement.
“Joanna’s deep expertise in turning casual consumers into loyal members of financial services would immediately be replicated here at Oath. Joanna will play a direct hand in realizing our growth objectives at Oath by further developing our differentiated Finance and Tech content and utilities to those actively involved in the financial markets as well as those simply looking to gain knowledge, insights and advice on how to invest and manage their money.”