Korn/Ferry International provides talent management solutions. The company operates in three global business segments: Executive Recruitment, Leadership & Talent Consulting, and Futurestep. Executive Recruitment Services This segment’s services are used to fill executive-level positions, such as board directors, CEOs, chief financial officers (CFO), chief operating officers, chief information officers, chief information officers and other senior executive officers. The company’s search consultants serve as management advisors who work closely with the client in identifying, assessing and placing qualified candidates. The company utilizes a standardized approach to placing talent that integrates research based intellectual property with its practical experience. A list of candidates is screened through phone interviews, video conferences and in-person meetings. Candidates also complete Korn Ferry’s Four Dimensional Executive Assessment. Launched in fiscal 2015 and powered by Korn Ferry’s Four Dimensions of Leadership & Talent, this tool gives clients insights about each candidate’s competencies, personality traits, drivers, and past experiences that are aligned to the role. The company’s executive recruitment business is managed on a geographic basis throughout its four regions: North America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); the Asia Pacific; and South America. The company has organized executive recruitment centers of functional expertise, including consultants who have extensive backgrounds in placing executives in certain functions, such as board directors, CEOs, and other senior executive officers. Its Board & CEO Services group focuses on placing CEOs and board directors in organizations worldwide. Competition: The company’s main competitors include firms, such as Development Dimensions International, Center for Creative Leadership, Right Management, Mercer, Egon Zehnder, Kenexa, Hay Group, YSC and SHL, a subsidiary of Corporate Executive Board. Leadership & Talent Consulting This segment’s strategic management assessment and executive coaching and development services are consolidated under the name Leadership & Talent Consulting to reflect a range of solutions it offers and to accommodate further growth. The company owns Lominger Limited, Inc.; Lominger Consulting, Inc. (Lominger); LeaderSource; Lore International; SENSA Solutions; PDI Ninth House (PDI); Global Novations, LLC; and Pivot Leadership. The company’s comprehensive blend of talent management offerings assists clients with the ongoing assessment and development of their senior executives and management teams and addresses three fundamental needs, such as talent strategy; succession management; and leadership development. As of April 30, 2015, the company had Leadership & Talent Consulting operations in 16 cities in North America, 10 in Europe, 12 in the Asia Pacific, and 7 in Latin America. Client Base: During fiscal 2015, the company partnered with 2,363 clients across the globe, including 61% of the FORTUNE 500. Competition: The company’s main competitors include firms like Development Dimensions International, Center for Creative Leadership, Right Management, Mercer, Egon Zehnder, Kenexa, Hay Group, YSC and SHL, a subsidiary of Corporate Executive Board. Professional Search and Recruitment Process Outsourcing — Futurestep This segment offers clients a portfolio of talent acquisition solutions, including RPO, Project Recruitment, Professional Search, Talent Consulting and Talent Communications. Futurestep combines traditional recruitment expertise with a multi-tiered portfolio of talent acquisition solutions. Futurestep consultants, based in 19 countries, have access to the company’s databases of pre-screened, mid-level professionals. Project Recruitment services offer an outsourced approach for delivering the right talent in the right numbers and in the right location — within a specific timeframe. Talent Consulting services support clients with the wider aspects of the talent lifecycle, including talent acquisition advisory, candidate assessment and selection and recruitment technology services. Competition: Futurestep primarily competes for business with other RPO providers, such as Cielo Talent, Alexander Mann Solutions, Hays, Kenexa, Spherion, KellyOCG and The RightThing. Clients The company’s clients include public and private companies, middle market and emerging growth companies, as well as government and nonprofit organizations. Strategy The key elements of the company’s strategy include driving an integrated, solutions-based go-to-market strategy; delivering unparalleled client excellence; extending and elevating the Korn Ferry brand; advancing Korn Ferry as a premier career destination; and pursuing transformational opportunities along the broad human resources spectrum. History Korn/Ferry International was founded as a California corporation in 1969.
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