LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Korn/Ferry International
(NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today
announced that Eric Pikus has joined its New York office as Global Head,
Consumer and Commercial Banking of the firm's Financial Services Practice and
member of the CEO & Board Services Practice.
Mr. Pikus joins Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles, where he served as
North American Managing Partner of the Diversified Financial Services
Practice. Mr. Pikus has extensive experience in the financial markets and has
conducted senior-level search assignments and leadership assessment projects
across all aspects of retail and commercial banking, consumer and commercial
finance, mortgage banking, credit cards, transaction processing, payments,
retail brokerage, investment management and real estate.
Throughout his career, Mr. Pikus has successfully completed high profile
Board of Director, CEO, COO, CFO, CCO, CRO, and CMO searches for both
regionally-based and globally-focused, Fortune 500 financial services
organizations. He has also led prominent investors to operating and advisory
"Eric has an impeccable track record in the financial services market and
he will be a strong asset to Korn/Ferry's financial services team," said
Michael Franzino, global market managing director of Korn/Ferry's Financial
Services Market. "He is a widely respected professional who brings to our firm
strong talent management knowledge and hands on, proven experience while
working with widely respected financial services companies."
Mr. Pikus began his professional career in politics, heavily focused on
research and campaign strategies on state and local levels. He earned his
bachelor's degree in Political Science from Washington College.
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, 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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