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Conor Hourigan Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

(July 2, 2021) Korn Ferry today announced that Conor Hourigan has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s global Financial Services practice, focused on global wealth management, as well as the broader financial services sector in Ireland. He is based in Korn Ferry’s Dublin office.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Hourigan ran his own executive search boutique covering the wealth management and family office sector in the United States. Previously, he was a partner in a buy-side executive search boutique in New York and has also worked as co-global head of talent acquisition in the human resources function at UBS Wealth Management. He has worked extensively across EMEA, The Americas, and Asia-Pacific and has lived for 20 years in both London and New York.

“In addition to bringing an extensive global track record in executive search, Conor will strategize with our clients on their broader organizational solutions, including assessment & succession, leadership & professional development, organization strategy, total rewards, and diversity, equity & inclusion,” said Michael Franzino, president, Global Financial Services, Korn Ferry. “He is going to be a great asset to the global and local practices, and we are thrilled to bring his experience and skills to the team.”

Hourigan has a bachelor’s degree in finance from University College Cork.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with our clients to design optimal organization structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward and motivate their workforce while developing professionals as they navigate and advance their careers.

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