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 Posts Two Percent Revenue Decline

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) has posted 2024 fiscal first quarter revenues of $668.7 million, a decrease of two percent from the same period a year ago. The decline was primarily due to decreases in the firm’s permanent placement talent acquisition offerings. Korn Ferry notes that this decrease was also due to a decline in demand driven by

Korn Ferry Leading President/CEO Search for the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers have chosen the members of the selection committee to find a successor to Mark Murphy, who will retire as the team’s president and CEO next year. Korn Ferry has been retained to lead this assignment. Mr. Murphy is required to retire when he turns 70 in July 2025. Susan Finco, the Packers’

Korn Ferry Forms Alliance with AI Specialists Yoodli

Korn Ferry has formed a partnership with Yoodli to provide professionals with private and real-time communication coaching using artificial intelligence (AI). “We’re pleased to partner with Yoodli to help professionals upskill themselves at their own pace,” said Bryan Ackermann, head of AI strategy and transformation, Korn Ferry. “Communication skills are one of the consistent enablers

Hunt Scanlon’s Top 10 Search Assignments for 2023

2023 was a challenging year of many sectors. But it was also a year when the best recruiting leaders stepped up their game. Across the board, from non-profits, universities, and even the royal family, to start-ups, the Fortune 500, and PE-backed companies, top leaders were in high demand to help guide organizations through formidable challenges

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,