Mr. Andres Tapia Joins Korn/Ferry As Senior Partner For Leadership And Talent Consulting

Mr. Andres Tapia Joins Korn/Ferry As Senior Partner For Leadership And Talent

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:
KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, announces
Andrés Tapia has joined the firm as a Senior Partner with Korn/Ferry
Leadership and Talent Consulting as part of its Diversity, Inclusion, and
Talent Optimization Practice. He will be based in Korn/Ferry's Chicago office.

Mr. Tapia has over 25 years of experience as a management consultant, learning
and development professional, diversity executive, and journalist. As a
consultant, executive leader, and published author, he is known for his deep
expertise in global diversity and inclusion with broad experience in talent
management and marketplace implications for companies. Mr. Tapia joins
Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting from Diversity Best Practices, a
diversity and inclusion think-tank and consultancy, where he acted as
President and was responsible for the organization's overall vision, strategy,
and outcomes. Prior to his tenure there, he acted as Chief Diversity Officer
and Emerging Workforce Solutions Leader for Hewitt Associates and was
responsible for shaping and leading that organization's internal diversity
transformation as well as its diversity consultancy.

"Through his strategic approach, vision and experience with many of the
world's leading organizations, Andrés is advancing the discussion of
diversity, inclusion and integrated talent management across the globe. We are
pleased he will be joining Korn/Ferry," said Oris Stuart, Senior Partner,
Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting.

Throughout Europe, Asia, North America, and his native Latin America, Mr.
Tapia has served clients across industries – including financial, healthcare,
retail, manufacturing, government, not-for-profits, and education -- with
dozens of Global 500 organizations such as John Deere, United, Target, Cigna
and Novartis as well as non-US multinationals in Brazil, South Korea, and

Mr. Tapia is a frequently sought after speaker on the topic of diversity and
inclusion. He is the recipient of numerous leadership and diversity awards and
has served on a number of boards, including currently serving on the editorial
board of Diversity Executive Magazine.

Mr. Tapia received a Bachelor's degree in history from Northwestern University
in Chicago with an emphasis in journalism and political science.

About Korn/Ferry International
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Middle East and Africa. The firm delivers solutions and resources that help
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