LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2017--
Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that Angel Martinez has been
elected to serve on the Company’s board of directors.
Mr. Martinez brings to Korn Ferry extensive experience in marketing and
brand building and has been instrumental in the development and success
of many household brands throughout his career.
Mr. Martinez previously served as the President and Chief Executive
Officer of Deckers Outdoor Corp. from 2005 until his retirement in 2016.
He also currently serves as Chairman of the company, a role he has held
since 2008. During his time at the company, he oversaw many global
footwear brands including Teva®, UGG® Australia, and HOKA One One®. In
2008, he was honored as the "Person of the Year" by Footwear News. Prior
to Deckers, Mr. Martinez also held executive positions at Keen, LLC, a
performance outdoor footwear company and Reebok International Ltd.
“We are pleased to have Angel join our board of directors,” said Gary D.
Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. “Angel is a brand building visionary who has
made an imprint at several world-class organizations – developing and
marketing products enjoyed by millions of consumers across the globe.
His knowledge and extensive experience in extending and elevating elite
brands will be a great fit for Korn Ferry, as we continue to broaden the
scope of our offerings, change the lives of professionals and help our
clients drive performance through their people.”
“Angel brings an entrepreneurial spirit, embrace of innovation and
impeccable leadership credentials to our board of directors,” said
George T. Shaheen, Non-Executive Chairman of Korn Ferry’s Board of
Directors. “He has been instrumental in driving growth and shaping the
brands at major consumer companies. I’m confident that Angel’s passion
and experience in driving transformation will be a great fit for Korn
Today, in addition to serving as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of
Directors for Deckers Outdoor Corp., Mr. Martinez serves on the board of
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent global people and organizational advisory
firm. We help leaders, organizations, and societies succeed by releasing
the full power and potential of people. Our more than 7,000 colleagues
deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep
divisions. Visit kornferry.com
for more information.
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