October 2, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International has appointed Smita Anand as senior partner and managing director of its leadership and talent consulting (LTC) business in India. Based in Korn/Ferry's Gurgaon office, Ms. Anand will be responsible for leading the firm's board and CEO succession offering in Asia. She will also continue to strengthen the LTC business and enhance the client franchise across the Indian market. Navnit Singh, chairman and office managing director of Korn/Ferry India, said, "With nearly three decades of experience in management consulting and business leadership roles spanning India, the Middle East, China, and several other markets in the Asia Pacific region, Smita will be a terrific addition to the India team as clients look to us for strategic counsel to help them understand respond to the dynamic talent landscape." Before joining Korn/Ferry, Ms. Anand was the president of iDiscoveri Leadership, a leadership business in India. Prior to that, she was the regional director for Aon-Hewitt's Asia-Pacific Consulting business. 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.