Korn Ferry EMEA President Receives Award For Outstanding Contribution In Executive Search

   Korn Ferry EMEA President Receives Award For Outstanding Contribution In
                               Executive Search

  PR Newswire

  ZURICH, Dec. 11, 2013

-- Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, President, EMEA, Korn Ferry receives the 2013 AESC
European Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Executive Search
Profession.

ZURICH, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source
of leadership and talent consulting services, today announced that Bernard
Zen-Ruffinen, President of Korn Ferry'sEurope, Middle East, and Africa region,
is the newest recipient of the AESC 2013 European Award for Outstanding
Contribution to the Executive Search Profession.

As a multicultural leader with an impeccable track record as a business
builder and operating executive, Mr. Zen-Ruffinen has over fifteen years of
line management and CEO experience in Europe and in the Americas. He has been
in the Executive Search industry since 2000 and has recently managed a large
transformation of Korn Ferry's EMEA business from a traditional executive
search organization into a leadership and talent advisory business.

As such Mr. Zen-Ruffinen demonstrates a thorough understanding of the
executive search industry and a deep passion for delivering client excellence.

He earned a degree in international economics and contemporary history from
the Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva,
Switzerland. He speaks English, Spanish, French and German fluently.

Senior executive search consultants, members of the worldwide Association of
Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), participated in the AESC's
17th Annual European Conference in Istanbul.

About the Association of Executive Search Consultants The Association of
Executive Search Consultants (AESC) is the worldwide professional association
for the retained executive search industry. The AESC promotes the highest
professional standards in retained executive search consulting, broadens
public understanding of the executive search process, and serves as an
advocate for the interests of its member firms. For more information, or to
download the AESC Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines, please
visit www.aesc.org .

About Korn Ferry At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent.
Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class
leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting
services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Our solutions
range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to
enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment process outsourcing
(RPO). Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn Ferry, and
www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and
research.

Website: http://www.aesc.org
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Contact: Stacy Levyn, +1-310-556-8502, Stacy.Levyn@kornferry.com