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Iyuno-SDI Group Announces New Executive Leadership Team Structure Focused on Customer Service and Operational Excellence

LOS ANGELES | Aug 12, 2021

August 12, 2021

Iyuno-SDI Group Announces New Executive Leadership Team Structure Focused on Customer Service and Operational Excellence

Alberto Abisso named Chief Operations Officer and Stella Yoo named Chief Client Officer 

Iyuno-SDI Group, the leading media localization company, announced recently the appointment of two key positions on the company’s executive leadership team. David Lee, Iyuno-SDI Group’s CEO created the new role of Chief Client Officer and appointed a new Chief Operations Officer for the recently merged company.

“These roles are absolutely critical to Iyuno-SDI’s achievement of exceptional client service and operational excellence,” Lee said. “We are positioning ourselves to seamlessly respond to the market changes and our customer’s demand for localization services, and these leaders will be playing a key role in that process.”

Stella Yoo, Chief Client Officer

In this newly created role, Yoo will lead the global client operations teams and local client operations teams, acutely focusing on optimizing communications and overall customer experience. Yoo brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the client operations business function, specifically in creating cultures of customer-centric mindset, commitment for client satisfaction, and extraordinary communication that inspires high performance. Most recently, she served as the Chief Operations Officer for Iyuno-SDI. She has been a leader in the company for more than 17 years and will be based in the U.S. at the company’s Los Angeles office.

Alberto Abisso, Chief Operations Officer

Alberto will lead Iyuno-SDI’s regional and local operations teams while playing a critical role in achieving operational alignment and fulfillment excellence across the company. Most recently, Alberto served as the EVP of Operations, Europe at Iyuno-SDI. He brings decades of experience in operations management to the global organization together with exceptional knowledge of the different local markets. Abisso started at Iyuno-SDI in 2010 and is based in the company’s Berlin office.


Iyuno-SDI Group is the media and entertainment industry’s leading localization service provider. As a trusted global partner to the world’s most recognized entertainment studios, streaming platforms and creators, it offers end-to-end localization services – from dubbing, subtitling and access services to media management, transformation and distribution services – in over 100 languages for every type of content distribution platform. With deep roots in the industry dating back to 1965, the company is unmatched in operational expertise, scale, capacity and breadth of services.

Iyuno-SDI Group was formed in 2021 following the acquisition of SDI Media by Iyuno Media Group. Leveraging the best in breed creative and technical talent, state of the art facilities and next generation technologies, the company now boasts the largest global footprint with 67 offices in 34 countries. The company’s scale and customer-centric approach is focused on its mission of connecting content, connecting people.



Chris Carey / Brianna Appel