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Dave Rossi Joins Korn/Ferry as Senior Client Partner

February 17, 2010
CHICAGO, Feb 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Dave Rossi has joined the Firm's Global Industrial Market as a Senior Client Partner and Practice Leader: North American Forest Products, Paper and Packaging. He will be based in the Chicago office.

Mr. Rossi's area of focus also includes the Firm's Basic Materials Sector, which is comprised of Forest Products, Metals, Mining, Agribusiness, and Building Products.

He joins Korn/Ferry from Accenture, where he most recently served as the Global Industry Leader for the Forest Products & Building Materials and the Plants & Assets team in North America.

Mr. Rossi has extensive expertise and a strong track record in leading engagements for clients focused on natural resources (chemicals, metals, mining and forest products), and cross market supply chain leadership. He has proven experience in post-merger integration work, supply chain optimization and client market strategy in both the manufacturing and distribution sectors.

"Dave is a widely respected leader who brings to Korn/Ferry broad-based industrial services expertise and deep insight into the trends and talent management issues impacting our clients," said Scott Kingdom, Korn/Ferry's global market managing director for industrial services.

Prior to joining Accenture, Mr. Rossi worked with another major consultancy practice and began his career in supply chain and operations with General Foods. Previously he was a commissioned officer and pilot in the United States Army.

Mr. Rossi earned his undergraduate degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University.

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 celebrating 40 years in business. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain 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.

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