Jacqueline Reses is joining Yahoo! as its executive vice president of people and development. Reses was formerly a partner, head of  media at Apax Partners, where she worked for 10 years. She has also served on several boards, including Cengage Learning and Nelson Education.

“We are very excited to have Jackie join the Yahoo! team, leading our efforts around finding and retaining the best talent,” said Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, in a statement. “Jackie brings two decades of uniquely applicable operational experience around structuring organizations, programs, and strategies to build world-class teams in media and technology. Her tremendous energy will serve our employees well, and we’re looking forward to her fresh perspectives.”

Rese joins Yahoo! on September 7.