Joseph M. Yorio is an American business executive and the former President and CEO of Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide.
Joseph M. Yorio was recruited to Xe Services after an extensive search by the executive search firm Korn/Ferry International. Yorio came to Xe after 17 years of increasing responsibility in multinational corporations involved with the distribution and logistics industries such as Scott Worldwide/Kimberly Clarke, Unisource Worldwide, Corporate Express and DHL.
Prior to entering the civilian sector, Yorio served in the U.S. military, attending numerous special skills schools and serving as an enlisted man and officer in U.S. Army Light Infantry, 10th Mountain Division, 75th Ranger Regiment and U.S. Army Special Forces units. He is a combat veteran and was medically retired from the service as a Captain.
Mr. Yorio is an avid triathlete, having completed multiple Ironman triathlons and is the founder and board member of the 150+ member Cincy Express Multisports Team.
A Jeannette, Pennsylvania native, Yorio was commissioned as a US Army Second Lieutenant in the Infantry as a Distinguished Military Graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s ROTC program. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Vincent College, Master's Certificate from Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology - Nathan M. Bisk College of Business. Additionally he is a Board Member of Lead With Action Foundation, Gallant Few Inc.and US Industry Coalition and an Advisory Board Member of CEO Challenges and ASI Inc as well as an Executive Advisor to Team Unlimited/XTERRA.
Mr. Yorio is currently the President & CEO of NYX Global LLC, a business optimization, management consulting and recruiting company headquartered in Cincinnati, OH that supports commercial and government partners. NYX has established relationships with specific organizations throughout the world to bring together a joint skillset of capabilities designed to support the emerging needs of customers worldwide. These organizations, under the supervision of NYX and in joint partnerships bring extensive capabilities in business optimization & development, sales & marketing, leadership & management consulting and recruiting with a focus on aerospace/defense, executive protection & security, logistics & supply chain management, cybersecurity, telecommunications, biomedical systems and alternative energy solutions.
NYX Global is also the parent company of NYX Tactical LLC a specialized distributor of high end tactical apparel and equipment for companies such as Vertx, Kryptex and Combat K-9.
- Blackwater Worldwide WSJ.com, Founder, CEO of Blackwater Steps Aside, 'Worn Out'
- Xe new president & CEO Federal Times.com, Xe Services has a new president and CEO