Korn/Ferry International Announces Jerry Leamon And William Floyd As New Directors

   Korn/Ferry International Announces Jerry Leamon And William Floyd As New
                                  Directors

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY),
a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that
it has appointed Jerry P. Leamon as Director of the Company's Board to fill
the existing vacancy created by the retirement of former Director Kenneth
Whipple. The Board also appointed 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 tothe Korn/Ferry
Board that is a strong fit for the firm,"said Gary D. Burnison, Chief
Executive Officer of Korn/Ferry International. "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."

"I am pleased to welcome Jerry and Bill to Korn/Ferry's Board of Directors,"
said George Shaheen, Non Executive Chairman of the Korn/Ferry Board of
Directors. "Their forward thinking, vast global experience and deep knowledge
of the issues pertinent to the direction of Korn/Ferry will be a great
addition to the Board and our strategy moving forward."

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. For 12 years he served on the Board of Directors of Deloitte's
global organization and for six years on the Board of Directors of Deloitte's
U.S. member firm.

Mr. Leamon holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati and
a CPA certification.

Mr. Floyd has over 30 years of experience in service industries, including
restaurants, lodging and healthcare. His prior positions include, among
others, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Physiotherapy Associates,
Chairman, President and CEO of Beverly Enterprises, Inc., President and Chief
Executive Officer of Choice Hotels International, Inc. and various executive
positions with PepsiCo, Inc.'s restaurant group, including as Chief Operating
Officer of Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell Corp.

Mr. Floyd also recently served as Chairman of the Board of Buffet Holdings,
Inc., which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates a chain of restaurants
in the United States.

Mr. Floyd holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from the Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. from the University of
Pennsylvania.

About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management
solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the
Middle East and Africa. The firm delivers services and solutionsthat help
clients cultivate greatnessthrough the attraction, engagement, development
and retention of theirtalent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on
Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought
leadership, intellectual property, and research.

SOURCE Korn/Ferry International

Website: http://www.kornferry.com
Contact: Dan Gugler, +1-310-226-2645, dan.gugler@kornferry.com
 
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