Peter Wessel Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner in Houston

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Peter Wessel has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the Global Financial Services practice. He will be based in Houston.

Mr. Wessel specializes in senior-level searches in investment and corporate banking, private equity, professional services and energy. He also provides assessment and development advisory services. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Wessel was the president and co-founder of an executive search firm specializing in the financial services and energy sectors.

Previously, Mr. Wessel performed consulting and advisory services for companies in the agribusiness, technology, and oil and gas industries. He began his career at Merrill Lynch, where he worked in investment banking and equity research.

“Peter is an internationally-known leader and a trusted advisor in the field. He has a proven track record of identifying exceptional talent and a reputation for developing lasting client partnerships,” said Michael Franzino, President of the Global Financial market at Korn Ferry. “We look forward to his undoubtable impact on our clients and our firm.”

Mr. Wessel earned an undergraduate degree in business administration and economics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, and an MBA, specializing in finance, from Simon Fraser University.

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