David Yurman Hires Chief of People, Strategy
Former McKinsey partner Emily Yueh marks new president Evan Yurman’s first hire.
Yueh will be tasked with overseeing the company’s human resources and corporate strategy.
As part of her new role, she will reshape the company’s corporate strategy, said David Yurman, with a particular focus on its people, extending the level of service that it provides its clients to its employees.
Yueh previously was a partner at McKinsey for 15 years, developing human resource functions for various companies. She was also a leader within its organization and strategy practice.
Yueh was also the co-founder and former chief operating officer of McKinsey Academy, a service that provides education to organizations and their executives.
She was also a sponsor of Lean-In at McKinsey, an initiative that promoted the role of women and diversity in the workplace.
“Emily brings vast experience leading the betterment of global management and corporate strategy of some of the world’s most influential businesses,” said President Evan Yurman.
“My parents have always understood the importance of our talent in fueling our business. I am pleased to introduce Emily as the first of her kind, and to work alongside her to foster employee engagement and continue to build David Yurman into a destination employer.”
Yueh’s hire marks the first under new president Evan Yurman, who took on the role in November 2021.
She will report directly to him.
“I’m honored to join the David Yurman family and to partner with Evan to define our next phase of growth and harness the strength of our culture and people to accelerate our business objectives,” Yueh said.
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