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David Webbe Joins Korn/Ferry International as Head of Financial Services, Southeast Asia

February 23, 2011

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has appointed David Webbe as Senior Client Partner. Based in Singapore, Mr. Webbe will lead and develop Korn/Ferry's Financial Services Market in the ASEAN region.

Prior to Korn/Ferry, Mr. Webbe was Managing Director of Webbe International, a boutique financial markets and investment banking search firm in Singapore. He has been consistently ranked in the top on AsiaMoney's Headhunters Poll since 2004 and was ranked No. 2 in AsiaMoney's 2006 Headhunters Poll in the Investment Banking category.

He has made senior team placements across the Southeast Asian countries for nearly a decade, with specialist status in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. He has also made senior banker placements across the wider region, including Korea, Taiwan, China and Asia Pacific.

"David is a highly experienced professional with a keen understanding of the banking industry as well as executives' strengths and capabilities. His appointment will strengthen the firm's broad-based financial services capabilities and serve to deepen Korn/Ferry's product capabilities in the Investment Banking and Private Equity sectors in Asia Pacific," said Rob Grandy, Asia Pacific regional market leader, global financial market, Korn/Ferry.

Mr. Webbe holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Kent, Canterbury and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from the University of Nottingham.

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 18 offices in key business centres throughout the region, including: Auckland, Bangalore, 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, deploy, develop and retain their talent. Visit www.kornferryasia.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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