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Chuck Feltz Joins Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting as Senior Partner and President of Its Lominger Business

October 10, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced the appointment of Chuck Feltz as president of its Lominger products business. As part of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting, Lominger specializes in commercializing competency-based talent management methods and tools that support the identification, differentiation, and development of leadership and talent across organizations. The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Feltz was a founding partner at Engage Consulting Group, consulting with medium to Fortune 500 companies to effectively align their human capital to develop and accelerate core business strategy and performance. In this capacity he partnered with CEOs and their leadership teams on change management strategies, profit and earnings delivery, vision, strategy development, and market share growth.

Before founding Engage Consulting Group, Mr. Feltz was president and COO of Lifetouch National School Studios, the world's largest employee-owned photography company, with over 20,000 employees. He created and led a transformative strategy for this industry leader under significant pressure from digital technology.

Mr. Feltz's career also includes 20 plus years at Deluxe Corporation, a $1.5 billion direct-to-consumer and business-to-business products and services company, where he held several C-level positions including President of three businesses including Direct Checks Inc.; Deluxe Financial Services Inc., its largest business unit; and Deluxe-HCL, Deluxe's successful international business process outsourcing company in New Delhi, India.

"Chuck brings tremendous experience in growing and invigorating products and services businesses, and has a passion for leveraging talent to drive strategic growth. We are confident he will bring truly innovative thinking and strategic execution to growing our Lominger business globally," said Ana Dutra, CEO of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting.

Mr. Feltz is co-author of the book Never By Chance - Aligning People and Strategy Through Intentional Leadership. His work has also been featured in CMO magazine, Marketing Management magazine, and in the books Indispensable: How to Become the Company Your Customers Can't Live Without and The Case For B2B Branding. In addition, he has been a regular guest lecturer on strategy, leadership, and ethical business cultures at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, The University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business, and Hamline University School of Business.

Active in his community, Mr. Feltz is currently on the Board of Advisers at George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, Webster University, and is a co-founder of KidsToTheRescue.org. Previously he served on the Board of Directors of the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce and the Check Payments Systems Association, and chaired the Deluxe Corporation United Way campaign. Mr. Feltz has a bachelor's degree from Missouri State University and a master's degree in business management from Webster University in St. Louis.

"We are delighted to have such a well-respected and seasoned veteran as Chuck Feltz join our senior leadership team. We have a pre-eminent portfolio of products under Lominger, and Chuck has the experience to accelerate the growth of this business and to extend its impact for our clients," said Stuart Kaplan, COO of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting.

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, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

SOURCE Korn/Ferry International

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