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Allen J. Delattre Joins Korn/Ferry as Technology Global Market Managing Director

November 20, 2009

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Allen J. Delattre has joined the Firm as Technology Global Market Managing Director. Delattre, who will be based out of the Firm's San Francisco office, will report to Korn/Ferry CEO Gary Burnison and serve on the Firm's global operating committee.

Delattre joins Korn/Ferry after more than 20 years at Accenture, where he most recently served as a global managing director in the company's communications and high technology group. While at Accenture, Delattre worked closely with global clients, Fortune 500 board members and C-suite executives to develop and execute new strategies, operating models and major transformational programs.

Delattre has led strategic programs in industries ranging from communications and electronics and high technology to media/entertainment. He was at the forefront of Accenture's focus on shifting clients' business strategies to exploit the advance of convergence, accelerate transitions to solutions and services-based revenue models and embrace the emergence of globalization.

"Al brings to Korn/Ferry an impressive track record and proven success in establishing the operational framework for some of the leading technology companies in the world," said Gary Burnison, CEO, Korn/Ferry International. "His strong technology credentials, deep relationships and hands-on understanding of the professional services environment will be a strong fit as we continue to seize talent management opportunities in the technology sector."

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions celebrating 40 years in business. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain their talent. Visit for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

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