Kai Hammerich Joins Korn Ferry

  Kai Hammerich Joins Korn Ferry

Business Wire

LONDON -- May 19, 2014

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting
services, today announced that Kai Hammerich has joined the firm as Senior
Client Partner. He will be based out of Korn Ferry’s London office.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Hammerich led the European Leadership &
Succession Practice for a global executive search firm, working extensively
with C-suite executives and board members at major Nordic, European and global
technology clients. Before this he led the European and Global Technology
Sector and was instrumental in establishing its presence in the Nordic region.
He has considerable experience in advising clients on how to align a company's
talent portfolio with the overall business strategy and company culture.

Previously, Mr. Hammerich worked for Apple Computer as the U.K. Regional
Marketing Director, based in London, and as EMEA Marketing Manager for the
Education Business Unit based in Paris. Before that, he held various sales and
marketing management positions at Apple Computer and Hewlett-Packard in

“Kai will focus primarily on expanding the firm’s integrated capabilities. His
wealth of experience and relationships are a strong fit to our business as we
continue to further establish our presence and extend our brand deeper into
this growing, important area,” said Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, President, Europe,
Middle East and Africa, Korn Ferry.

Kai received his M.B.A. from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School
of Management and his M.Sc. in economics from the University of Aarhus,
Denmark. He is fluent in Danish, English, Swedish and Norwegian.

He is a published author and distinguished thought leader, co-authoring a book
called Fish Can’t See Water, on how national culture impacts organizational
culture and business success.

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


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