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Daniel Cheng to Lead Korn/Ferry's Global Technology Market in Asia Pacific

July 7, 2010

HONG KONG, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced the addition of Daniel Cheng to the Firm as Senior Client Partner and Regional Market Leader, Global Technology in Asia Pacific.

Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Cheng has nearly two decades of global experience in the search profession, with a strong focus on the Greater China and Southeast Asia regions. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with C-suite executives while leading engagements for multinational corporations and Asian conglomerates. His specialty areas cover industry segments ranging from telecommunications, semiconductors and information technology to professional services, hardware and software products.

Mr. Cheng joins Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles where he spent the last 10 years in various senior roles including Managing Partner, Singapore and Senior Partner in Asia for the Technology practice. He also helped develop the company's Emerging Markets practice in Asia Pacific and led the development of the higher education sector in Asia.

"I am delighted that Daniel is bringing to Korn/Ferry an impeccable record of success and depth of experience while working with some of the most well-regarded global organizations," said Charles Tseng, president of Korn/Ferry Asia Pacific. "His wealth of knowledge and deep relationships in the industry will be a strong asset to Korn/Ferry as we further extend the depth and breadth of our capabilities to clients throughout the region."

Mr. Cheng previously led the Asia Pacific Technology practices of two other executive search firms prior to Heidrick & Struggles. His earlier career was with a number of well-known technology companies, including Gilman Business Systems and Mentor Graphics Corporation where he was General Manager for Hong Kong and China. He also worked with Computervision Corporation in North Asia, including in Tokyo and Taiwan, holding leadership roles in the semiconductor divisions as well as in country manager roles in various key Asian markets.

He was born in Hong Kong, and is a graduate of McMaster University in Canada.

About Korn/Ferry International Asia Pacific

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. Korn/Ferry was the first major global executive search firm to operate in Asia Pacific when it opened its doors in Tokyo in 1973 and today has 19 offices in key business centers throughout the region, including: Auckland, Bangalore, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Mumbai, New Delhi, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo and Wellington. 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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