SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2017--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Gary Schmidt, Ph.D. has
joined the firm as Senior Client Partner. He will be based in Korn
Ferry’s Singapore office. Dr. Schmidt’s focus will be on helping clients
drive their talent strategy through leadership development, strategic
talent management, senior executive assessment and coaching services.
A widely regarded partner and advisor for organizations that face global
talent and leadership challenges, Dr. Schmidt brings to the firm 30
years of leadership consulting experience with deep expertise in his
focus areas, as well as in assessment center design, employee engagement
and succession planning.
Throughout his career, Dr. Schmidt has held various leadership roles at
major global leadership consulting organizations in the United States,
China and the Southeast Asia region. He has worked across industries and
functions including pharmaceuticals, financial services, technology,
sales, transportation, hospitality, FMCG and specialty chemicals.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Schmidt worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals,
where he was the Executive Director for Global Talent Management.
“We are pleased to welcome an industry veteran to the firm. Gary brings
with him an established record of accomplishment in working with senior
executives and leadership teams to drive sustainable change and impact
to organizations,” said Andrew How, Managing Director, Singapore, Korn
Ferry Hay Group. “His understanding of the leadership and talent
management landscape in the Asia region will significantly expand our
capabilities to help our clients build high performing teams and makes
him a valuable addition to the firm.”
Dr. Schmidt holds a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from
Tulane University, a M.B.A (with honors) from the Stern Business School
executive program at New York University and a B.A in Psychology from
the University of Iowa. He is also a member of the Society for
Industrial & Organizational Psychologists, the Society for Psychologists
in Management, and the American Psychological Association.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent global people and organizational advisory
firm. We help leaders, organizations, and societies succeed by releasing
the full power and potential of people. Our more than 7,000 colleagues
deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep
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