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

Here’s How Career Nomads are Impacting Companies

Change is good, but it may come at a price when we’re talking careers. A new study by Korn Ferry looks at the increasing phenomenon of “Career Nomads” – high-performing, talented professionals who are switching jobs, organizations and even careers at a faster rate than others. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, older Millennials (those born in the early

Want Higher Profits? Put a Woman in the Top Job

Diversity at the top, it seems, can pay. The matter of making leadership more diverse, however, remains an issue. Firms with female CEOs and CFOs produce superior stock price performance, compared to the market average, and firms with a high gender diversity on their board of directors are more profitable and saw larger stock returns than firms with low gender diversity, according to a newly

Korn Ferry to Acquire Three Companies in Leadership Development Area

Los Angeles-based executive recruiter and leadership consulting firm Korn Ferry has announced that it will acquire three companies from TwentyEighty Inc. in the leadership development area: Miller Heiman Group, AchieveForum and Strategy Execution. The transaction is expected to close by Nov. 1. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. “The combination brings a world-class portfolio of

Korn Ferry Tapped by Bank of Marin

Financial services organizations, generally, are facing a new competitive landscape, regulatory challenges and a constant struggle to manage cost and efficiency. This requires strategic leaders – male and female – with a multidimensional skill-set. But there’s a big problem: In most countries, while women represent about half of the financial services industry, few of them reach

Press Releases

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,

Daren Kemp to Join Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 21, 2018 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Daren Kemp will join the firm as a senior client partner and senior member of the Board and CEO practice. He will be based in the firm’s Singapore office. Mr. Kemp brings more than 20 years’ experience in global executive search. He joins Korn

Shortly Before Big NFL Sunday, League’s PR Guy Joe Lockhart Resigns

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 18, 2018 – On Thursday, NFL Executive VP/Communications Joe Lockhart told staffers he’s leaving his current post after the Super Bowl. Lockhart lorded over the NFL’s PR Machine the last two years, a rough couple of seasons for the league’s image, in part, due to some players kneeling during the national anthem. While Lockhart

Joseph DiMisa Joins Korn Ferry Hay Group as Senior Client Partner and the Global Sales Strategy and Rewards Advisory Leader

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2017 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, announced that Joseph DiMisa has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner and Global Sales Strategy and Rewards Advisory Leader. He will be based in the Atlanta office. Mr. DiMisa joins Korn Ferry from Sibson Consulting, where he was Senior Vice