• May 11 2021

ExecOnline Adds Depth to Leadership Team With New Chief Human Resources Officer and Addition of Head of Inclusion Role

Matt Castaldo Joins Company as New CHRO

ExecOnline’s Hoyun Kim Assumes New Head of Inclusion Role in Addition to Chief Legal Officer Responsibilities

New York, May 11, 2021ExecOnline, the pioneer of online leadership development for enterprises, today announced it has expanded its leadership team with the hiring of Matt Castaldo as the company’s new chief human resources officer (CHRO); additionally, the company’s current chief legal officer, Hoyun Kim, will assume new responsibilities as the chief legal officer & head of inclusion.    

In his role, Matt will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s talent strategy and all other critical HR operations such as employee benefits, wellness programs, and supporting the organization’s continued growth.

“Matt joins us at an important time for the company as we continue to grow and reimagine the future of work for ExecOnline and companies across the world. As an industry veteran, Matt’s insights and expertise will prove to be invaluable to all of our stakeholders, employees, customers, and partners,” said ExecOnline Co-Founder and CEO Stephen Bailey.

Prior to joining ExecOnline, Matt served as CHRO for one of the world’s largest international law firms McDermott Will & Emery where he led all HR operations and programs for the firm’s 2,500 employees, including employee wellness, hiring and talent strategies and diversity and equity initiatives. Matt also spent 15 years at CEB, a leading research and advisory firm that worked with more than 10,000 enterprises across the world. 

Hoyun Kim will proudly serve as the company’s first head of inclusion, a critical role to  ExecOnline’s mission to cultivate more diverse and inclusive leaders at the world’s largest companies. Hoyun joined ExecOnline in 2016 and developed the legal and people operations departments. In this new role, she will be responsible for leading diversity and inclusion as a business imperative, while continuing to oversee ExecOnline’s legal strategy and operations.

“The addition of this position and expansion of responsibilities for Hoyun further demonstrates our unwavering commitment to fostering equity and inclusion – both within our own company and across the broader corporate landscape,” said Bailey. “Hoyun is perfect to lead inclusion at ExecOnline as she fully understands our goals and the important work to come.”

ExecOnline prides itself on being a truly diverse company in addition to the work the company does to educate leaders around the world about the importance of equitable workplaces. Specifically, women and People of Color at ExecOnline make up 63 percent of the company’s executive suite, and 54 percent of the broader leadership team.  

About ExecOnline

As the pioneer of online leadership development for enterprises, ExecOnline has delivered transformational learning experiences to corporate leaders at over 500 global organizations since 2012. Through partnerships with elite business schools such as Berkeley Haas, Chicago Booth, Columbia, Tuck at Dartmouth, Duke CE, IMD, Ivey, MIT-Sloan, Stanford GSB, Wharton and Yale, ExecOnline consistently provides top-tier leadership courses. As a Forbes “Technology Company to Watch,” our proprietary online ecosystem combines the engagement of on-campus study with the convenience of online education, through dynamic, high-impact experiences tailored to the unique strategic, innovation and operation concerns of corporate executives. 

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