May 7, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International has named Emmanuel Hemmerle as senior client partner and head of its global consumer market for China. Mr. Hemmerle will also be a member of the firm's board & CEO services practice, assisting Korn/Ferry clients in board director and CEO searches, board effectiveness, and CEO succession planning and executive assessments. He was previously a partner at Heidrick & Struggles where he specialized in the consumer and industrial practices and industry segments such as retail, fashion, luxury goods, hospitality, automotive, as well as equipment and process industries. "I am delighted that Emmanuel is bringing to Korn/Ferry an impeccable track record of success and depth of experience from working with some of the most well-regarded global organizations," said Alicia Yi, Korn/Ferry's managing director, global consumer market in Asia Pacific. "His wealth of knowledge, thorough understanding of China's business dynamics and culture, and deep relationships in the industry will be a strong asset as we continue to extend the depth and breadth of our capabilities to clients throughout China and the region."