December 4, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International has appointed Jerry P. Leamon as a director of the company's board to fill the existing vacancy created by the retirement of former director Kenneth Whipple. The board also added Mr. Leamon to serve on the audit committee of the board. Mr. Leamon joins William R. Floyd, who was also recently elected to Korn/Ferry's board of directors and appointed to serve on the compensation and personnel committee of the board. "Jerry and Bill bring a new dimension of talent and skill to the Korn/Ferry board that is a strong fit for the firm," said Gary D. Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry. "Their diverse backgrounds, and the makeup of our board overall, are well aligned to Korn/Ferry's vision as the premier talent solutions advisory in the world." Mr. Leamon brings nearly 40 years of global professional services experience to Korn/Ferry, including 30 years of service as a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where from 1996 until 2011 he served as a global managing partner of Deloitte. 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.