June 10, 2009 – Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International has elected Michael A. DiGregorio as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. DiGregorio assumes the role formerly held by Stephen Giusto, who, as previously announced, will remain with the firm in an advisory role focused on strategic initiatives. Mr. DiGregorio currently holds the position of executive vice president and CFO at luxury women's apparel company St. John Knits International, Inc., a position he has held for the past three years. Previously he served as executive vice president and CFO of Jafra Cosmetics International, Inc., where during his nine years at the company, he was also the president and chief operating officer of U.S. operations, as well as general manager and COO of the company's operations in Mexico. "Mike is a well-respected executive who brings to Korn/Ferry a strong track record and proven international financial and operational experience," said Gary D. Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry. "Mike's vision, leadership and long history of success at a broad array of internationally-focused companies are a great fit for our firm as we continue our transformation as the industry's leading diversified talent management firm." 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.