2016 News Releases

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07/20/16Chris McGee Joins Korn Ferry Hay Group as Senior Client Partner
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Chris McGee has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Pay & Governance practice based in the Washington D.C. office. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. McGee was the lead Partner of a global human capital consulting firm’s Washington, D.C. Compensation A... 
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07/19/16New Book Release Challenges Concept of Equality as Only Means to Achieve Inclusion
In “The Inclusion Paradox: The Post-Obama Era and the Transformation of Global Diversity” Author Andrés Tapia Asserts that Assuming Similarity Often Contributes to Exclusion – Constructively Calling Out Differences is a More Successful Approach LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 19, 2016-- A newly released edition of a book published by Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, examines the critical ... 
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07/14/16“Making an Impact” Tops the List of What Matters Most to Millennial Talent – Income Comes in Last
Second Annual Korn Ferry Futurestep Millennial Survey Highlights This Generation's Workplace Preferences, Including Need for Feedback and Willingness to Work Long Hours NOTE: FULL SURVEY AT BOTTOM OF RELEASE Infographic: What Matters Most to Millennial Workers LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2016-- A newly released survey by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational adviso... 
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07/13/16All Work and No P(l)ay This Summer? – Korn Ferry Hay Group Analyzes Positions, Pay and the Cost of Summer Pastimes
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2016-- Thinking, dreaming about summer delights and your pay? How many days must you work to afford a sporty convertible, throw a pool party or pay for a wedding? The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) has broken down how many days people with different jobs would need to work to earn some of summer’s favorite pastimes. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http... 
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07/06/16Recent College Grads Can Expect to Make the Highest Salaries in Germany and U.S.
-- Korn Ferry Hay Group Study Based on Analysis of 25 Job Titles in 17 Countries -- Average Salaries Vary Widely Across the Globe -- STEM Careers Among Highest Paid in Every Nation LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2016-- A new analysis of entry-level professional salaries by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the countries with the highest... 
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07/05/16Futurestep Expanding Innovation Initiatives with Executive Hire
Matt Heckler joins Futurestep’s Global Leadership team LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2016-- The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, has today announced that Matt Heckler has been appointed to its global leadership team. Mr. Heckler joins Korn Ferry Futurestep as General Manager, Global Client Platform Solutions. He will be responsible for driving ... 
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07/05/16Korn Ferry Survey Finds Directors Eager to Add Needed Skills But Reluctant to Change Current Board
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2016-- A new survey released today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, finds directors on Fortune 1000 boards in a quandary: how to add the skills their boards require to remain competitive while maintaining the membership they currently have. One-third of survey respondents say their board as currently constituted is not adequate to meet the compan... 
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06/30/16Korn Ferry Hay Group and SAIC to Offer World-Class Leadership Development Program to Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Careers
Program Open to Eligible Service Members from All Branches of the U.S. Military MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 30, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), a leading technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise informati... 
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06/28/16Korn Ferry and Harris Offer Best-in-Class Leadership Development Program to Veterans Transitioning to Post-Military Careers
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), today announced that online applications are being accepted through July 25, 2016 for the eighth cohort of the Leveraging Military Leadership Program. The program, which is designed to create successful transitions from military to civilian careers,... 
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06/20/16Korn Ferry Futurestep Recognized as a Leader in Global RPO by NelsonHall
Futurestep scores highly across the board in NelsonHall’s 2016 RPO NEAT report LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 20, 2016-- The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, has been recognised as a global leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) by leading outsourcing analysts NelsonHall. In its RPO NEAT report, NelsonHall analyzes the performance of ... 
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06/16/16Working or Relaxing? Korn Ferry Survey Shows Execs Have a Hard Time Unplugging from the Office During Vacation
More than Half Say They’ve Argued with Spouse Over Working During Vacation One-Third Say They Work During Vacation Because They “Enjoy It” Eighty-One Percent Say They’ve Cut Short or Cancelled Vacation Due to Work Pressures Nearly All (97 Percent) Say They Are Connected to Work on Vacation LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2016-- As the summer vacation season kicks into high gear, a new global survey by Korn... 
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06/16/16Korn Ferry's Board & CEO Services Practice Led FINRA CEO Placement
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2016-- Korn Ferry’s Board & CEO Services Practice today announced the appointment of Robert W. Cook as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). At the direction of FINRA, Korn Ferry led the Board of Governors in their CEO search, tapping the former SEC Director of Trading and Markets to succeed Richard Ketchum, who served as Chairman and CEO since 2009. ... 
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06/15/16Korn Ferry International Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results of Operations
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06/09/16Korn Ferry to Report Quarterly Earnings via Live Webcast on June 15, 2016
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 9, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that the firm will be conducting a conference call and simultaneous live webcast to investors to report Q4 fiscal year 2016 earnings on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 4:30 pm EDT. The call and webcast will be hosted by Gary Burnison, Chief Executive Officer and Robert Rozek, Chief Financial Officer. ... 
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06/08/16Korn Ferry Executive Survey: Where There’s Purpose, There’s Profit
Respondents are Driven by Purpose and Meaning but Many Employers Have Yet to Engage the Full Power of Purpose LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2016-- In a new global survey released today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, the vast majority of executive respondents indicated that a focus on both personal and organizational purpose is key to productivity and financial success. ... 
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06/03/16Marcus Schneider to Join Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Marcus Schneider will be joining the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Global Industrial Practice. He will be based in Germany and work closely with clients on a global basis. Mr. Schneider previously was a Partner at a global executive search firm, where he was a core member of the global Indu... 
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05/26/16Former Wall Street Journal Editor Named Content Chief at Korn Ferry
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 26, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Jonathan Dahl has joined the firm as Vice President, Chief Content Officer. He will oversee print and digital news content, including the award-winning Briefings magazine and the Korn Ferry Institute website. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Dahl served as Editor in Chief at two publication... 
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05/25/16CEO Pay Hits New Low With Smallest Pay Increase in Five Years According to Korn Ferry Hay Group Study
— In light of overall company financial performance and investor caution CEOs see only 2.3 percent in salary increase and flat bonuses — Move to long-term compensation continues with an increase of 5.1 percent — A continued focus on linking CEO pay to performance, with performance awards making up 33 percent of the CEO pay mix LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2016-- In determining CEO compensation at top public companies i... 
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05/17/16How Much Will College Graduates Make? Korn Ferry Hay Group Research Reveals Salaries That the Class of 2016 Can Expect
Numbers Skyrocket or Drop Depending on Profession and Location LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2016-- As newly minted college graduates hit the streets looking for their first full-time professional career positions, research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), reveals the salaries they should expect, depending on their career choice and the cities in which they are searching. In the Hay Group study, researchers a... 
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05/16/16Boosting Corporate Value: New Korn Ferry Research Suggests Companies Using More Robust CEO Hiring Tests May See Significantly Higher Long-Term Revenue and Market Gains
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2016-- New studies released today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) suggest that companies relying on more advanced forms of CEO assessment may see significant gains—as high as 80 percent in market cap alone. The results are just the latest example of companies around the globe turning to more innovative, sophisticated methods for hiring their most valued—and typically highest paid— leader. Much of the effort has bee... 
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05/05/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Program Recognized with Leadership Excellence Award
Executive to Leader Institute Awarded with Best Global/International Leadership Program Honor LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, has announced that one of its flagship programs is the recipient of the prestigious Leadership Excellence Awards, which acknowledge the best leadership programs and executives in the United States.... 
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05/03/16Futurestep Survey: Executives Believe Women in STEM Roles Helps the Bottom Line
However – Less Than One-Third of Respondents Say Their Companies Require Female Candidates Be Part of STEM Recruiting Pool LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2016-- Companies that want to increase profits should work to increase the number of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) roles, according to an executive survey released today by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and org... 
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04/13/16Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey: Learning Agility Top Attribute Companies Look for in College Grads, Yet Executives Say It's a Top Skills Gap
“Personal Referral” Still a Top Reason to Contact a Candidate LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2016-- An executive survey released today by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the key skills and attributes business executives are seeking when recruiting college graduates. When asked what is the top attribute they look for, the largest percentage ... 
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04/07/16Korn Ferry’s Michael Hyter Named as One of “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 7, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director Michael Hyter has been named by leading African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Hyter was chosen by Savoy from a list of more than 500 professionals working in industries ranging from banking and finance to healthcare and technology. The sel... 
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04/06/16Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Kevin Cashman Receives AESC’s Lifetime Achievement Award
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 6, 2016-- At its annual global conference held in New York City today, the worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) presented Korn Ferry Hay Group Senior Partner Kevin Cashman with its prestigious Gardner W. Heidrick Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time in the 34-year history of the award that the recipient is being honored for lifetime achievement in leade... 
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03/31/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Global Study Finds Employee Engagement at Critically Low Levels
Social Responsibility Programs Found to Enhance Engagement and Performance LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2016-- A comprehensive global study released today by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, shows that there is a critical need to improve employee engagement. The survey, which includes data from more than 7,500 business and HR leaders in 107 ... 
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03/31/16Senior Client Partners Join Korn Ferry to Serve Global Accounts
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that seven Senior Client Partners have joined the firm as Global Account Leaders, bringing a diverse range of experience across multiple industries to help serve the evolving needs of global clients. “Our firm is committed to bringing together the best and brightest from a wide range of industr... 
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03/22/16Korn Ferry Study: CEOs Carry the Culture at Australian Organizations
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2016-- According to a report issued by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, cultural leadership starts at the top. Business executives in Australia cited the CEO as the most important factor in strengthening culture, followed by rewarding or penalizing work or behavior that impacts cultural values and, recruiting executives with the right cultural attributes. ... 
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03/22/16Korn Ferry Study Identifies Career Paths and Aspirations for Heads of Investor Relations
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2016-- A recent study by Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, points to how the investor relations (IR) function is evolving. The October-November 2015 survey of IR heads at 150 FTSE companies showed that more than half (56 percent) of respondents had been in their role for two years or less, suggesting a high level of turnover. In addition, more than h... 
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03/21/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Alternative Employee Rewards Survey Shows Companies Prioritizing Career Development Opportunities
Across all employee levels, career development programs are most likely to expand in use over the next year, as employers focus on engaging and retaining employees Employers widely recognize alternative rewards as an essential component of a competitive total employee rewards strategy LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2016-- When it comes to rewarding employees above and beyond base salaries, companies are ... 
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03/21/16Futurestep Expands EMEA Technology Expertise with Senior Hires
Joanne Cumper and Ian Mosby join to grow Futurestep’s Advanced Technology Practice LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2016-- The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, has today announced that Joanne Cumper and Ian Mosby have been appointed to its Advanced Technology Practice. Ms. Cumper joins Korn Ferry Futurestep’s Advanced Technology Practice in Londo... 
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03/09/16Korn Ferry International Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results of Operations
Highlights - Korn Ferry reports record fee revenue. Fee revenue was $344.2 million on a U.S. GAAP basis and $350.1 million on an adjusted basis (includes $5.9 million in deferred revenue adjustment related to the Hay Group acquisition). - Excluding legacy Hay Group, fee revenue was $272.3 million, an increase of 14.0% on a constant currency basis (9.1% at actual exchange rates) from Q3 FY'15. The increase was driven by continued strong performance in the North America region of Executive R... 
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03/07/16New Research Shows Women Are Better at Using Soft Skills Crucial for Effective Leadership and Superior Business Performance, Finds Korn Ferry Hay Group
Women Outperform Men in 11 of 12 Key Emotional Intelligence Competencies LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2016-- According to new research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, women score higher than men on nearly all emotional intelligence competencies, except emotional self-control, where no gender differences are observed. Data from 55,000 pro... 
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03/02/16Korn Ferry to Report Quarterly Earnings via Live Webcast on March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that the firm will be conducting a conference call and simultaneous live webcast to investors to report Q3 fiscal year 2016 earnings on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. EST. The call and webcast will be hosted by Gary Burnison, Chief Executive Officer, and Robert Rozek, Chief Financial Officer. ... 
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02/29/16Want the Job Done? Ask a Gen Xer
Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey Shows this Generation Cares Most about Making an Impact on the Business and are the Most Engaged in the Workforce LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2016-- An executive survey released today by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the heads down, get-the-job-done attitudes and priorities of Gen X employees (born 1965-1980). ... 
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02/25/16The Left Brain Got Presidential Candidates into the Race; The Right Brain Will Take Them to the White House
-New Book by Korn Ferry CEO Highlights the Executive Leadership Traits that Stand Up in the 2016 Political Race- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2016-- A new book by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) CEO Gary Burnison highlights the executive-level leadership traits that are the critical difference between keeping U.S. political candidates on the road to the White House – or packing up their campaigns. Is it the authenticity of Don... 
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02/22/16FORTUNE and Korn Ferry Hay Group Announce This Year’s World’s Most Admired Companies
-Transformation, succession planning and attracting the best and brightest talent dominate this year’s list- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and FORTUNE are pleased to announce their nineteenth annual World’s Most Admired Companies (WMAC) list. Find FORTUNE’s full list of the World’s Most Admired Companies here: http:/... 
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02/12/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Survey Reveals Top Job Fulfillments and Frustrations
Culture Top Factor for Increasing Satisfaction; Lack of Growth Opportunities Top Frustration LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today revealed the results of a workplace satisfaction survey showing the top reasons executives “love their job.” At the top of the list is “workplace relationships with co-workers and clients” (... 
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02/04/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Industry Pay Index Shows Technical, Industrial Sectors Are Top Paying
STEM-dependent sectors – oil and gas, chemicals and life sciences – offer top pay worldwide. In the United States, life sciences tops the chart, paying 30 percent above average. Differences in pay vary across job levels within industries, trending toward the norm as employees gain seniority. LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2016-- According to new research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY)... 
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02/04/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Global Study: Driving Culture Change Key Leadership Priority
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2016-- A comprehensive global study released today by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, demonstrates that executives see the need to make culture a priority to drive alignment, collaboration, and performance. Hay Group’s “Real World Leadership” study of more than 7,500 executives from 107 countries found that “driving culture... 
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01/12/16Korn Ferry Hay Group and Harris Corporation Accepting Veteran Applications for Pro Bono Military to Civilian Leadership Program
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2016-- Through its employee volunteer programs, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), today announced that online applications are being accepted through Feb. 8, 2016 for the seventh cohort of the Leveraging Military Leadership Program. The program, which is designed to create successful trans... 
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