May 11, 2010 – Korn/Ferry International has added Sonamara Jeffreys as senior client partner within the firm’s global financial services market. Ms. Jeffreys will be based in London and work with global and EMEA organizations. Ms. Jeffreys joins Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles, where she served as managing partner of its London office and head of the firm's financial services practice in EMEA. Her broad-based financial services experience includes a strong focus across all functions within investment banking and capital markets. “Sonamara is bringing to Korn/Ferry impeccable financial services credentials and a track record of success while working with some of the most well-regarded global organizations,” said Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, Korn/Ferry president of EMEA. “Sonamara’s global approach to business, combined with her deep experience and relationships at the highest levels of financial services organizations, will be a strong fit for Korn/Ferry as we further extend our capabilities to clients throughout the region.” Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Ms. Jeffreys worked at Armstrong International, the London based financial services search firm, where she led the company’s corporate finance effort on a pan-European basis. Korn/Ferry International, based in Los Angeles and with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a global provider of talent management solutions.