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.


Solutions And Expertise

  • 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
  • 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 Launches Virtual Recruiting Technology Solution

Korn Ferry has launched Korn Ferry Recruit, a fully integrated, virtual technology solution for high-volume hiring. Nimble uses best-in-class AI, along with the proven recruitment intellectual property of Korn Ferry. The firm said that the new solution “is designed to leverage a client’s brand, shifting to a candidate-driven experience by sourcing, attracting, assessing and selecting

As Lockdowns are Lifted, Can the Workforce Return Safely?

Beginning this week, many parts of the world, including many states in the U.S. and entire countries such as Italy, are lifting the strictest elements of shelter-in-place orders. Now, instead of asking: “How do we get people to work off-site?” many business leaders are asking: “How do we get people back?” But those leaders are

Having a COVID-19 Contingency Leadership Plan is Essential

It started with at a conference in Zurich, where the company’s top sales executive felt a dry cough coming on. He took a red-eye flight to New York, and since he didn’t feel that badly, went straight to work to have a long-awaited sit-down with the company’s CEO. The next day, the feeling-fine CEO took

Crisis Management: Leading in Times of Great Uncertainty

The COVID-19 outbreak is making its way through the business world and costing organizations billions of dollars in lost revenue. Goldman Sachs estimates that economic growth around the world will be zero in 2020 thanks to the virus. Even that seems grossly underestimated. But the coronavirus is causing far more than just financial damage. Leaders

Press Releases

Sumio Saito Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

TOKYO, Japan, October 14, 2015 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Sumio Saito has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Consumer practice, where he will focus on the consumer goods, media & entertainment, and retail & luxury sectors. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Tokyo

Darren Plested Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

HONG KONG, China, October 6, 2015 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Darren Plested has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Industrial practice, focusing on Logistics and Transport Services. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Hong Kong office. Mr. Plested joins Korn Ferry from

Korn Ferry Board Survey Finds Dramatic Age Shift In New Directors

LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2015 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today released its annual Korn Ferry Market Cap100 (KFMC100), a study of board practices at the largest US companies by market capitalization, entitled “The Class of 2014.” KFMC 2015 key findings for the Class of 2014, or directors newly

Kathy Vrabeck joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, October 2, 2015 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Kathy Vrabeck has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Consumer Markets, while also working closely with technology clients. She will be based in Korn Ferry’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Vrabeck joins Korn Ferry

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