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Evoque grows boardroom with former Samsung head

With ESG taking centre stage across the industry and investment community, the operator has named a new Chief People Officer.

By João Marques Lima

Founder and Editor, The Tech Capital

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January 18, 2022 | 6:31 AM GMT

Evoque grows boardroom with former Samsung head

Sara Lemons, Evoque's new chief people officer. Source: Evoque

Data centre services provider Evoque has appointed Sara Lemons as the company’s Chief People Officer.

A native Texan and a resident of Dallas, Lemons will be based at Evoque’s Dallas headquarters.

Before joining Evoque, Lemons headed human resources for Samsung Electronics America, Networks Business. 

In that role, she served as the HR leader to the executive vice president and general manager of the multi-billion-dollar business. 

She provided strategic HR direction globally in the areas of talent attraction and management, organizational design, and change management enhancing organizational capabilities and driving growth. 

Lemons is an alumna of North Texas University, and is a board member at NAMI, a North Texas mental health non-profit organization.

Catherine Smith, Evoque’s Chief Administrative Officer, said: “Sara is a strategic thinker and will be instrumental in driving our initiatives around talent management, organizational effectiveness and culture. Her leadership will be critical as we look to develop programs that support our growth and drive employee engagement.” 

Commenting on her appointment, Lemons added: “Evoque’s deep and diverse pool of talent is its most important asset, and it is important that we continue to attract and retain the best and brightest as we grow and evolve into the future

“I’m impressed by the team that has already been assembled and look forward to helping Evoque expand and add to the expertise that will make a significant difference to its customers and overall business.”  

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