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

Korn Ferry Assists the New York Mets in Landing New GM

Korn Ferry has assisted in the recruitment of Billy Eppler as the new general manager of the New York Mets. The Mets did not confirm the deal because it is not yet official, but a source said the two sides were working out final contract details and completing a background check which should be completed by

New York Mets Tap Korn Ferry to Assist Lagging GM Search

According to multiple sources, the New York Mets have called in Korn Ferry to assist in its search for a new general manager. Speaking to reporters at the general managers’ meeting on Tuesday, Mets team president Sandy Alderson said what initially began as a hunt for two roles, a president of baseball operations and general

Fighting the Great Resignation with Cash 

As the Great Resignation has extended worldwide, compensation experts have reminded organizations that there are numerous ways to attract and retain employees besides paying them higher wages. But there’s overwhelming evidence that the go-to move for most companies continues to be paying more, according to the latest findings from Korn Ferry, which found a record

Korn Ferry Assists UAB in the Recruitment of New CHRO

Following a nationwide search, Korn Ferry has assisted in the placement of Janet L. May as the next chief human resources officer (CHRO) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She will begin work full time at UAB on Nov. 1, succeeding Alesia Jones, who announced her intent to retire in February after 27 years at UAB —

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,