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Jane Stevenson Joins Korn/Ferry as Senior Client Partner

May 17, 2010

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Jane Stevenson has joined the Firm as Senior Client Partner in the Board & CEO Services Practice. She will be based out of Korn/Ferry's Atlanta office.

Ms. Stevenson joins Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles, where she focused on leadership succession and global search work for CEOs, CMOs, chief innovation officers and board of directors for consumer-driven companies in the packaged goods, financial services and technology sectors.

Ms. Stevenson is known for her strong global relationships with Fortune 500 companies, C-suite executives and board of directors, leading numerous prominent engagements throughout her career for well-recognized organizations and emerging brands. She was recognized by Business Week in 2008 and 2009 as one of the "100 Most Influential Search Consultants in the World."

"Jane is an outstanding professional who has proven expertise and credentials working with countless marquis organizations throughout her career," said Gary D. Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International. "Jane's passion for our business and proven success at the highest levels will be a strong fit for Korn/Ferry."

Ms. Stevenson is a widely recognized expert on innovation and leadership. Her groundbreaking book with Bilal Kaafarani, Breaking Away - How to Finish First Through Innovation and Leadership, is scheduled for release by McGraw Hill in the spring of 2011.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Stevenson served as partner and executive vice president of executive recruiting firm, Howard Fischer Associates International, for more than a decade. She has a bachelor's degree from Columbia Union College. Ms. Stevenson is on the board of directors for the Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation.

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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