1 July 2019
PortSwigger Web Security today announced the appointment of Yvonne Agyei as a Non-Executive Director of the Board.
Dafydd Stuttard, CEO of PortSwigger, said: "We are very excited to welcome Yvonne to our Board. Over the past few years, we have steadily grown our team to 40 exceptional people while holding on to our strongly people-centric, innovative culture. As we further upscale, it is critical that we continue to attract and retain the very best talent, and nurture our core values to avoid turning into just another big boring company. Yvonne's deep and broad experience in forward-thinking cultures will be instrumental in helping us to achieve our goals for our team, and thereby for the broader business."
Yvonne Agyei said: "I am very excited to join PortSwigger's Board as they embark on the next phase of their journey as a leading web security company. I have been impressed by the culture, vision and people-centric focus of the company and the leadership team, and I look forward to working with them."
PortSwigger Web Security is a global leader in application security testing (AST). Its cutting-edge software is used by over 17,000 customers in 130 countries to help them secure their web applications.
Yvonne Agyei spent 13 years working in People Operations at Google, holding various roles including VP Global Benefits and VP for International HR. During her tenure, Google scaled up from 1,200 to over 60,000 employees, and Yvonne's responsibilities included graduate recruitment, internship programs, and alumni relations. More recently, Yvonne spent 3 years as Chief People Officer at Booking.com and is currently Chief People Officer at GoCardless.