Hellman & Friedman have added Aron Ain to the firm in an advisory role as an operating partner and member of the H&F CEO Council.

Ain joins the firm with experience as a long-standing software technology executive that previously served as the founding CEO of UKG, a provider of HR, payroll and workforce management services. Ain will continue to serve as executive chair of UKG.

“We have worked with Aron for over 15 years and watched him inspire leaders, colleagues, customers and partners, while also creating one of the world’s leading HCM cloud companies,” says David Tunnell, partner at H&F. “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Aron and have his support driving value creation and building strong leadership and culture across our portfolio.”

“Aron is an exceptional leader who created tremendous value and an award-winning culture during his time as CEO of UKG and Kronos, and we are thrilled that H&F portfolio companies will benefit from his guidance and support,” says Patrick Healy, CEO at H&F.