October 5, 2010 – Korn/Ferry International has appointed William P. Kistler as a senior client partner in its U.K. and EMEA real estate search practice. Based in London, Mr. Kistler brings more than 30 years of international real estate experience working with global and entrepreneurial companies. He joins Korn/Ferry from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he served as president, EMEA & India, for six years. ULI is the real estate industry's leading professional organization, with 30,000 members in 92 countries. Prior to joining ULI, Mr. Kistler co-founded an international boutique real estate search firm, and managed its EMEA platform. "Real estate is an important industry, locally and globally, impacting the strategies of organizations of all types, across all industries. In joining and enhancing the Korn/Ferry team, Bill will be putting his unique perspective, problem-solving ability and extensive contacts at the service of our clients," said Bernard S. Zen-Ruffinen, president of EMEA for Korn/Ferry. 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.