Keith Deussing Joins Korn/Ferry International As Senior Client Partner
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:
KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today
announced that Keith Deussing has joined the firm as a Senior Client Partner
in the Global Technology Practice. He will be based out of Korn/Ferry's
Mr. Deussing joins Korn/Ferry from a global executive recruiting firm, where
he served as Senior Partner in the Technology and Industrial practices. He
works closely with high growth companies, having served in that firm's CEO &
Board and Financial Officers practices, as well as in the Private Equity &
Venture Capital Practice, where he worked closely with investor groups and
owners in advising their growth company portfolios. Mr. Deussing also served
on the Americas leadership team.
"Keith's multi-faceted experience, and specifically his background in
technology and private equity, are a great fit for the direction we are headed
and the demand we are seeing from clients," said Bob Damon, President of the
Americas, Korn/Ferry International. "Keith's hands-on knowledge of the issues
facing growth companies, strong insight of the technology landscape and
consultative approach to talent management will be a great fit for Korn/Ferry
and the companies we serve."
Mr. Deussing is also the founder and managing partner of IronHill, a national
retained executive consulting firm that grew into one of the leading
technology sector specialist firms in North America, with offices in New York,
Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and California. Prior to starting IronHill, Mr.
Deussing was a vice president at HFA International, then ranked as one of the
fastest growing boutique retained executive search firms in the United States.
He began his professional career with Arthur Andersen, where as a senior
consultant, he managed engagements in both the commercial and enterprise
sectors, helping prepare growth clients for their IPOs as well as lead
assurance services for established publicly held corporations.
Mr. Deussing graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor of
science degree in accounting and served as a certified public accountant.
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 solutions that help
clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development
and retention of their talent. 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
Contact: Stacy Levyn, 310-556-8502, Stacy.Levyn@kornferry.com
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