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James Bright to Join Korn Ferry

February 23, 2015

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2015-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today announced that James Bright will be joining the firm’s London office as a Senior Client Partner with responsibility for developing the Global Commodities Practice.

Mr. Bright will be joining Korn Ferry from a global recruiting firm and brings to the firm deep expertise derived from a career that has spanned commodity trading, investment banking, and executive search.

Mr. Bright specializes in serving clients in capital markets, commodities, and legal and compliance. He works on a global basis covering multi-asset classes, and has completed senior searches across the United States, Europe and Asia.

“James will bring to Korn Ferry impeccable talent management expertise and strong credentials within the commodities space,” said Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, Korn Ferry president of EMEA. “His understanding of the talent issues driving the financial market, along with the relationships he has established while working with some of the top organizations in this space, will be a great fit as we further extend our capabilities to clients throughout the region.”

James graduated with Joint BA Honours from Royal Holloway College, London University. He is fluent in French and Italian.

About Korn Ferry

At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent. Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Our solutions range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Visit http://www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn Ferry, and http://www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

Source: Korn Ferry

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