New leaders will support increased demand for talent in industrial
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2015--
Ferry (NYSE:KFY) company specializing in high-impact recruitment
solutions, today announced the appointment of two strategic hires for
its North American business. Jonathan
Tedesco joins as Sector Leader of Utilities, while Simon
Revere takes on the position of Supply Chain Practice Leader.
Jonathan Tedesco (Photo: Business Wire)
Joining the business from Futurestep EMEA, Revere brings twelve years’
experience to lead the supply chain practice in North America from the
company’s New York office. He is responsible for leading executive
search assignments for clients across the industrial, consumer, life
sciences and technology sectors. Tedesco has joined the team to manage
the firm’s client relationships across the utilities sector, working
closely with the Energy Practice group at parent company Korn Ferry to
extend the reach of its client work below the senior executive level.
Tedesco will be based in Southern California, working out of the Korn
Ferry headquarters office in Los Angeles.
Leveraging Futurestep’s focus on emerging leaders, Tedesco and Revere
will source high-potential talent in mid-level management roles and
place them in critical leadership positions to support the growth of
Both will report to Geddings Roche, the Industrial Market Leader for
Futurestep North America.
“Developing Futurestep’s industrial business in North America is a
pivotal focus for us,” said Roche. “Our clients are in growth mode and
looking for high caliber talent to support their strategies. We have a
huge opportunity to strengthen the growth of the industrial sector by
ensuring that talent is managed effectively during this surge in demand
for skilled labor.”
Revere previously worked at a boutique search firm specializing in
Supply Chain Management, where he led the Supply Chain Practice in EMEA.
He also spent four years running his own executive search and training
company delivering services to clients in the Industrial & Technology
sector. Tedesco brings 20 years of experience in the retained executive
search industry having begun his search career at Korn Ferry. Prior to
re-joining Korn Ferry in 2015, Tedesco led a boutique retained executive
search firm he founded in 1998.
“Simon and Jonathan have both joined the team at an exciting time for
the industry,” said Roche. “Their experience and expertise will allow us
to make the most of this opportunity, building our presence and
reputation in this dynamic market.”
Futurestep is the global industry leader in high-impact recruitment
solutions; offering fully customized, flexible services to help
organizations meet their talent and recruitment needs.
Our clients turn to us for proven expertise, a global process and
infrastructure, proprietary competency models, innovative sourcing and
attraction strategies, and a unique approach to measure and optimize
As a Korn Ferry Company, Futurestep can meet a variety of workforce
requirements; from RPO and project recruitment, to search and
consulting, our solutions apply a truly world-class capability to
deliver talent with impact, providing the experience and global reach to
identify, attract and retain the people who drive business success. To
learn more, visit www.futurestep.com.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent authority on leadership and talent. For
decades, clients have trusted us to recruit leaders throughout the
world. Today we are their partner in designing strategies to accelerate
business outcomes through talent. For more information, visit us at www.kornferry.com.
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Tracy Kurschner, 612-309-3957