WeWork loses its chief communications officer forward of deliberate IPO – TechCrunch
It may simply be a greater job provide, however WeWork’s prime communications government, Jennifer Skyler, has introduced to her contacts that she is leaving the co-working large to develop into the chief company affairs officer at American Specific later this fall.
Skyler joined WeWork 4 years in the past as its first communications rent, after spending three years as a director of communications at Fb in New York. Skyler joined the fast-growing firm as its world head of public affairs, working with us carefully once we sat down with cofounder and CEO Adam Neumann at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2017.
Final 12 months, she was promoted to the position of chief communications officer.
Skyler calls the previous few years an “unbelievable journey,” one she was prepared to finish simply as WeWork makes an attempt to go public, apparently in opposition to the needs of its largest backer, SoftBank, which has considerations about how WeWork might be valued by public market shareholders.
Price noting, one other prime communications exec, Dominic McMullen, who joined WeWork in 2016 as a vice chairman and the pinnacle of company communications, additionally lately introduced some “private information,” telling his community in late July that after changing into a dad (twice) in recent times, he had determined to take day without work to spend along with his household in Brooklyn for now.