Vaché Petrossian Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Vaché Petrossian has joined the firm as a senior client partner and global account lead. He will focus primarily on the Life Sciences market and is based in Korn Ferry’s Shanghai office.

Mr. Petrossian joins Korn Ferry from Foster Partners, a boutique executive search firm specializing in life sciences, where he was managing director of the China office. There, he led a team of consultants specializing in various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare and biotech.

Prior to that, he worked as practice leader of medical devices & biotech for MRI China Group (now Morgan Phillips), where he established the company’s Healthcare & Life Science business.

Previously, Mr. Petrossian held a leadership position at Codman & Shurtleff, a division of Johnson & Johnson.

“Vaché is known for his global perspective, strong network and results-driven approach,” said Michael Distefano, president, Asia Pacific, Korn Ferry. “His unique experience, deep market expertise and clear leadership will drive growth in our Life Sciences market and value to our clients.”

Mr. Petrossian holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Source: Korn Ferry