LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2016--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational
advisory firm, today announced that Chris Fischer has joined the firm as
Senior Client Partner in the Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Pay &
Governance practice based in the Chicago office. Mr. Fischer will focus
on Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance, which will encompass
providing clients with regulatory, proxy advisor, institutional
investor, and executive compensation consulting services.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Fischer was a Partner and Senior
Consultant and led the Executive Compensation Governance practice in a
global human capital consulting firm. Mr. Fischer has over 15 years of
experience in consulting on director and executive compensation and
corporate governance matters and has worked with companies ranging from
large public companies to smaller private organizations.
Mr. Fischer’s expertise is primarily in helping clients understand and
assess potential exposures under the multitude of corporate governance
and executive compensation policies and guidelines established by proxy
advisory firms and institutional shareholders. He also assists companies
by providing guidance on a broad range of executive compensation matters
including, short- and long-term incentives, executive pay levels,
contractual employment and postretirement relationships, deferred
compensation program design and funding strategies, change in control,
severance, and corporate restructuring and change.
“Chris brings a wealth of executive compensation governance expertise to
our firm. We are excited to have him join the team as we continue to
expand our capabilities to serve clients in the executive pay and
governance space,” said Irv Becker, North American Leader, Executive Pay
& Governance, Korn Ferry Hay Group.
Mr. Fischer is both an attorney and a Certified Public Accountant. He
has a J.D. from Southern Illinois University, a LL.M. in taxation from
Washington University (St. Louis) and a B.S. in Accounting from the
University of Illinois.
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 nearly 7,000 colleagues
deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep
divisions. Visit kornferry.com
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Source: Korn Ferry
Luke Lacey, 215-861-2653