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Korn/Ferry Announces Expanded Leadership Roles for Linda Hyman and Robert McNabb

March 30, 2009
LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that two long-tenured executives have accepted expanded leadership roles within the firm.

Linda Hyman will assume the position of Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources for Korn/Ferry. Since joining the firm in 1997, Ms. Hyman has served in a number of capacities, including Senior Client Partner and most recently as Head of the firm's Global Client Strategy Team and a member of the Global Operating Committee. In her new role, she and her team will drive Korn/Ferry's talent management initiatives to further evolve the firm's capabilities and employer brand worldwide. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, Ms. Hyman spent 20 years leading HR in various organizations such as Corning Clinical Laboratories (now Quest) and Squibb Corporation.

Robert (Bob) McNabb, CEO of Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company, and executive vice president of Korn/Ferry, will assume the additional role of leading a new firmwide initiative - the Office of the Chief Executive, Premier Client Partnerships. In this newly-created position, Mr. McNabb will be responsible for further institutionalizing Korn/Ferry's go-to-market strategy and business development initiatives. His focus will be on proactively designing and executing global and regional client account initiatives, enhancing Korn/Ferry's market positioning and unlocking new areas for cross introductions and integrated revenue growth. Mr. McNabb joined Korn/Ferry in 2001 from Corestaff Services, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer.

"The power of our brand and the value of our diversified portfolio of solutions uniquely position Korn/Ferry to capture the market," said Korn/Ferry Chief Executive Officer Gary D. Burnison. "With the introduction of the Office of the Chief Executive, Premier Client Partnerships and the appointments of Linda and Bob to these new roles, I am convinced that we will strengthen our position with our clients worldwide, outperform our competitors and continue to transform our firm into a consultative, solutions-based business."

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International, with more than 90 offices in 40 countries, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to identify, deploy, develop, retain and reward their talent. For more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, visit

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