NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2015--
Ferry company (NYSE: KFY) specializing in high- impact talent
solutions, today announced that Bret M. Fishkind has joined Futurestep
as a Managing Consultant and will launch its sports practice focusing on
mid-level and emerging talent.
Bret M. Fishkind has been a Senior Associate at Korn Ferry, where he was
a member of the firm's Global Sports Practice, led by industry pioneer
Jed Hughes, and its Board & CEO Services Practice for the past seven
years. He has worked on C-suite and Board level placements at companies
such as Amgen, Molson Coors Brewing, Phillips 66, and Sprint, among
others. He also has completed numerous assignments with major sports
leagues, teams, conferences, and leading colleges and universities.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Fishkind was the Director of Corporate
Partnerships for the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. He was responsible for
generating revenue with local, regional and national companies through
media partnerships, promotions, ticket sales, suites and hospitality.
Before his time with the Phoenix Coyotes, Mr. Fishkind worked with the
NBA’s Phoenix Suns, where he was responsible for corporate suite
inventory and premium seating locations. He earned his Bachelor of
Science in Marketing from the University of Arizona and holds an MBA
from Arizona State University.
“Bret Fishkind is an outstanding professional and has been an integral
part of our global team's ability to generate winning results for our
sports clients,” said Jed Hughes, vice chair and leader of Korn Ferry’s
Global Sports Practice. "His experience in sports and entertainment will
help build the emerging leaders practice for Futurestep’s new sports
practice, where he will focus on assignments for companies looking to
the next generation of sports and entertainment leaders. I'm sure his
efforts will meet with success in this new role.”
"We are proud to have Bret join Futurestep and will benefit from his
experience both in the world of sports and the Board & CEO Services
practice at Korn Ferry,” said William Sebra, President, North America
and Global Search, Futurestep. "His joining us will broaden our spectrum
of offerings and help build a robust sports practice here at Futurestep."
Futurestep is the global industry leader in high-impact talent
acquisition solutions, offering fully customized, flexible services to
help organizations meet their specific recruitment needs. As a Korn
Ferry Company, Futurestep meets a variety of talent acquisition
requirements, including searches for mid-career and specialized talent.
The firm brings the experience, intellectual property and global reach
to identify, attract and retain the people who drive business success. A
trusted resource for securing emerging leaders, Futurestep has 1,200
professionals at 80 offices in 40 countries throughout the world and has
successful relationships with one in three Fortune 100 companies.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent authority on leadership and talent. For
nearly half a century, clients have trusted us to recruit world-class
leaders. Today, we are their partner in designing organizational
strategy and developing their people to achieve unimaginable success.
For more information, visit www.kornferry.com.
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