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Catherine Sacks Joins Korn/Ferry as Managing Principal for Leadership and Talent Consulting

November 15, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Catherine Sacks has joined the Firm as Managing Principal for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting in the firm's New York office.

Ms. Sacks has more than 25 years of experience working with senior executives of Fortune 500 companies and privately held firms, to creatively align organization structures, human resource processes, and global employee development initiatives to meet changing business needs. She brings expertise in change management, talent acquisition, organizational design, executive assessment, coaching and development, and succession, across multiple business models including turnarounds and start ups.

"Catherine is a high impact senior human resource leader with the ability to build organizational capability and manage change for bottom-line performance," said Lewis Rusen, president of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting (LTC) for North America. "She brings a unique blend of business acumen and deep talent management expertise to our practice."

Most recently, Ms. Sacks was executive vice president and senior human resources officer at CITI Consumer Lending Group, responsible for talent strategy for nearly 10,000 employees across the United States.

"Catherine is a significant addition to the executive leadership of our New York team," said Peter Thies, senior partner for LTC in New York. "Her knowledge of the financial services industry is key to our continued rapid growth in the NY market."

Ms. Sacks holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado.

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. 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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