Agio, a cybersecurity and managed IT services provider for the financial services industry, announced that it has appointed May Yoon as its first-ever Chief People Officer. She will report directly to Bart McDonough, Agio's Founder and CEO.
Yoon is responsible for the perpetuation of the firm's culture and core values across its global staff. She will also develop and execute Agio's end-to-end people strategy.
Before Agio, Yoon served as Chief People Officer for CLEAR. She also worked as the VP of Customer Experience and Innovation at Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company and a Principal at human resources consulting firm Mercer.
In a press release, McDonough said, "I'm thrilled to welcome Ms. Yoon to Agio. Her nontraditional HR background and dynamic blend of functional expertise, client services insights and business acumen made her the outstanding candidate for our newly-created Chief People Officer position. Agio frames its business around three essential pillars – growth, employee engagement and client loyalty. To ensure our success, this three-legged stool must mature in balance and harmony. As the firm scales over the long term, Ms. Yoon's arrival reinforces our commitment to maintaining this synchronization, positioning our employees for success."
Yoon stated, "Agio's deep commitment to empowering its talent and critical protection of the financial services sector presented a unique and compelling opportunity. I'm excited to join a team that understands the importance of an engaged workforce in driving business growth and superior client service. Together, we will continue making Agio a destination workplace for ambitious minds pursuing a career in cybersecurity and IT."