WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2017--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Jon Barney joined the firm as
Senior Client Partner. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Washington D.C.
office and will lead the firm’s advisory services for Defense Aerospace
in North America.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barney was a managing director at
Avascent, where he oversaw engagements for their market leading
aerospace, defense, government services and technology clients
worldwide. His areas of focus included global strategy expansion, M&A,
organization design, innovation and adjacent market strategies.
Mr. Barney has extensive experience in multiple senior leadership,
strategy, and talent management roles at global search and consulting
firms in the industrial, aviation, aerospace and defense sectors.
“Jon is an excellent addition to our advisory leadership team and has a
world-class reputation for driving business outcomes in this sector,”
said Mark Arian, CEO, Korn Ferry Hay Group.
Yannick Binvel, President of Korn Ferry’s Global Industrial market, said
“Jon brings years of experience with people and strategy consulting in
the defense, aerospace and industrial sectors. He has developed unique
relationships with senior leaders and has a reputation of excellence.
These traits, combined with a truly creative approach to the business,
will be major assets in addressing our clients’ most pressing people and
Mr. Barney holds a B.S. with honors in Political Science from the United
States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. He is a
published author and speaker on business strategy at global venues such
as the World Economic Forum and The Aspen Institute.
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
divisions. Visit kornferry.com
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Liz Allison, 310-556-8583