Korn Ferry


For nearly half a century, clients have trusted us to recruit world-class leaders. Today, we are their partner in applying proven talent strategies and developing their people to accelerate and sustain organizational success. And we do that in several ways – which is why we have three areas of specialism.

We’re the recognized leader in Executive Recruitment, having successfully placed more of the world’s top executives than any other recruitment firm. We adhere to the same time-tested hallmarks of our pioneering founders, while building upon our approach through improvements in science and technology to optimize our results.

Our Hay Group professionals ensure organizations have the right talent with the right capabilities to ignite their business strategy. We help our clients succeed in everything from transformation to globalization, from innovation to growth.

And we’re home to Futurestep, the global industry leader in high-impact talent acquisition solutions. Futurestep offers fully customized, flexible services to help organizations meet their specific recruitment needs.

Wherever you join us, you’ll find that this is an inspiring, stimulating environment that will bring out the best in you and enable you to build a truly fulfilling career.

We’ll make sure we ignite your talent too.




CHROs Reveal Serious Gap In HR Talent

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers (CHRO) and other senior level HR leaders across the nation. The best HR chiefs are seen as strategic advisors to the C-suite, and the ones most in demand are those who are sounding boards for CEOs. Why such pent-up demand for top flight HR

Retaining New Hires Now Seen As a Critical Issue

Retaining new hires is on the minds of leaders at the vast majority of companies these days, according to a recent report by Korn Ferry’s Futurestep division, which provides advisory services and recruitment services for middle to upper level management. Ninety percent of the executives surveyed, in fact, said this is an issue for their companies. What’s more,

Korn Ferry Recruits CEO for Banc of California

Banc of California has appointed Doug Bowers as its new president and CEO. The bank turned to Korn Ferry to find Mr. Bowers, who has 35 years of banking experience. The search is emblematic of a recent wave of chief executives placed by search firms at top banks banks across the country. Most recently, Mr. Bowers was president and

Orlando Magic Turns to Korn Ferry In GM Hunt

The Orlando Magic has seen a flurry of management moves since the end of the most recent NBA regular season. Now the team has turned to Korn Ferry to help it land a new general manager. The Magic fired past GM Rob Hennigan saying it was time to go in a different direction after missing the postseason for five

Korn Ferry and The Rockefeller Foundation Form Alliance

Korn Ferry has partnered with The Rockefeller Foundation’s “100×25” campaign, a multi-faceted effort uniting organizations to help achieve the goal of advancing 100 women to the top role at Fortune 500 companies by 2025. The goal of the alliance is to develop a nuanced understanding of the common strengths and areas of development that companies should focus on


Karen Jamesley Joins Korn Ferry Hay Group as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, January 26, 2017 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Karen Jamesley has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Pay & Governance practice based in the New York office. Ms. Jamesley will focus on serving clients in the Financial Services

Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey Highlights Shifting Top Priorities in the Workforce

LOS ANGELES, January 18, 2017 — A new global study by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry highlights the intense competition companies are facing to find qualified candidates, and gives insight into the shifting top priorities of those candidates. In Part One of The Talent Forecast, Futurestep’s global survey of more than 1,100 hiring professionals, 54 percent

Thomas A. Wrobleski Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Partner and Global Account Lead

LOS ANGELES, January 17, 2017 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Thomas A. Wrobleski has joined the firm as Senior Partner and Global Account Lead in the Consumer Practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Atlanta office. Mr. Wrobleski joins Korn Ferry from Chainalytics, a leader in

Mariano Malvicino Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner in Firm’s Global Industrial Practice

LOS ANGELES, January 9, 2017 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Mariano Malvicino has joined the firm as a Senior Client Partner in the Global Industrial Practice. He will be based in the Houston office. Mr. Malvicino comes to Korn Ferry from a global recruiting firm, where he

Korn Ferry Survey: Two-Thirds of Professionals Would Prefer a Promotion with No Raise Over a Raise with No Promotion in the New Year

LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2017 — As many professionals work on their New Year’s resolution of career advancement in 2017, a new Korn Ferry survey reveals most feel getting promoted trumps having more money in their pocket. The October 2016 study of 1,200 professionals from around the world found that nearly two-thirds of respondents (63 percent) said