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Jamen Graves Joins Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consultant as Managing Principal

June 7, 2011

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, announces Jamen Graves, Ph.D., has joined the firm's San Francisco office as Managing Principal for the Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting business.

Dr. Graves has more than seventeen years experience working with senior executives of Fortune 500 companies in the areas of leadership development, CEO and senior team effectiveness, group facilitation, organization change, and human resource management. He joins Korn/Ferry from Oliver Wyman-Delta, where he led large-scale senior leadership and change management initiatives that were typically implemented globally. Prior to that role, Dr. Graves served as vice president of organization assessment at Right Management Consultants.

"We are very pleased to add someone of Jamen's caliber and experience to our Firm," said Lewis Rusen, president of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting for North America. "He brings a wealth of experience helping clients assess and develop leaders, enabling them to better drive strategic change across large complex organizations."

Dr. Graves is a practicing coach and facilitator, and is certified in numerous leadership assessment methods. He is a frequent speaker, instructor and contributor of thought leadership articles to business journals.

"Jamen is an excellent fit for Korn/Ferry. He combines great leadership insights with a practical business orientation. With this approach and his network of strong relationships with senior executives, he is an important addition to our growing team serving California and the West Coast," said Jeff Rosenthal, senior partner for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting in San Francisco.

Dr. Graves earned a doctoral and master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Alliant International University, and a bachelor's degree (magna cum laude) in psychology with a minor in French from Boston University. He was raised in Florence, Italy and for the past 10 years, has served on the board of the Florence Academy of Art.

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, deploy, develop and reward 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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