About Us

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.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • All Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Outplacement
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

7 Talent Acquisition Trends to Look Out for 2023

The last few years have seen unprecedented disruptions in how, when, and even why we work. As we look to 2023, Korn Ferry talent acquisition experts offered their thoughts on what talent acquisition trends will bring to the job market in the coming year. 1. The rise of internal mobility: moving around – but not

With Job Cuts Underway, Korn Ferry to Acquire Third Interim Business

Korn Ferry will cut jobs and eliminate underutilized office space as part of a cost reduction plan. The firm said the job cuts will affect less than five percent of its workforce, which was 10,779 as of April 30, 2022, according to its latest annual report. At the same time, the top-ranked executive recruitment firm is showing no signs of easing

Korn Ferry Posts 14 Percent Revenue Increase

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) has posted 2023 second first quarter revenue of $727.8 million, an increase of 14 percent from the second quarter of last year. Revenue increased in all lines of business except executive search which was down about seven percent compared to the same period a year ago. The acquisitions of Lucas Group, Patina and Infinity

Korn Ferry Announces Board Changes

Korn Ferry has elected Charles Harringtonv as a new member to its board of directors and appointed Jerry Leamon as a new non-executive chair. Christina Gold, who has served on the firm’s board since 2014, and most recently as the non-executive chair since 2019, has retired from the board. In addition, George Shaheen retired from the

Press Releases

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

Korn Ferry Recognized as a Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) in Everest Group PEAK Matrix Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Year

Los Angeles, CA April 13, 2021  Firm Also Recognized as a ‘Star Performer’ By Demonstrating the Most Improvement Over Time Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that it has been named as a Leader in in Everest Group’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) PEAK Matrix® 2021. This is the fourth consecutive year that Korn Ferry has been named

Christopher Seitz Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

(Feb. 8, 2021) Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) announced Christopher Seitz has joined the firm as senior client partner in the Global Financial Services practice, focused on asset and wealth management. He is based in the firm’s Boston office. Seitz brings more than 20 years of executive search experience and joins Korn Ferry from Seitz Partners

Search to Launch for New UC Davis Vice Chancellor for Diversity

DAVIS, CA, March 21, 2018 – University of California, Davis, Chancellor Gary S. May announced the next steps in the national search to fill the new position of vice chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with the formation of a recruitment advisory committee. The newly formed committee, chaired by Kevin Johnson, dean of the UC

Jorge Gomar Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 19, 2018 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Jorge Gomar has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the Global Industrial Market practice. He will be based in the Dallas office. Mr. Gomar joins Korn Ferry from a leading global executive search firm, where his talent advisory experience spanned chemicals,