LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2015--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and
talent, today announced that John R. Collett has joined the firm as
Senior Client Partner in the Energy Practice, while also working closely
with private equity and industrial-focused clients. He will be based in
Korn Ferry’s Houston office.
Mr. Collett joins Korn Ferry from another global executive search firm,
where he served both multinational and domestic clients in the Private
Equity, Energy and Industrial sectors.
Prior to search, Mr. Collett spent nearly 25 years on Wall Street
advising clients in the Energy and Industrial sectors, driving growth
through strategic M&A and capital markets activities. Mr. Collett then
left Wall Street to serve as Chief Strategy Officer for a publicly
traded, international, renewables energy company followed by work as an
independent strategy consultant to companies in the Energy and
Industrial arenas. Mr. Collett specialized in advising firms on
constructing and aligning management and operational activities with
long-term strategies in order to maximize shareholder value.
“John brings to Korn Ferry nearly three decades of experience in the
private equity, energy and industrial sectors. Throughout his career he
has developed deep relationships, successfully partnering with
organizations in recruiting board directors, CEO’s, C-suite executives,
and fund managers,” said Doug Charles, President, Americas, Korn Ferry.
“He will be a great addition to our firm.”
Mr. Collett graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in
mathematics and economics. He completed his formal education at Harvard
Business School, where he earned his M.B.A.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent authority on leadership and talent. For
nearly half a century, clients have trusted us to recruit world-class
leaders. Today, we are their partner in designing organizational
strategy and developing their people to achieve unimaginable success.
For more information, visit www.kornferry.com.
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