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Korn/Ferry Named Best HR Consulting Firm in Talent Management Category for Second Consecutive Year

January 4, 2012

SHANGHAI, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has won the award for Best HR Consulting Firm of the Year in the Talent Management category for the second consecutive year at the recent 2011 China Staff Awards.

"We are proud to win this annual award once again," said Jack Lim, managing director of Korn/Ferry's Leadership and Talent Consulting business in Greater China. "The recognition demonstrates our leading position in the China market as a premier provider of talent management solutions, and the work we do with our clients to help them attract, deploy, develop, and reward talent."

In recognizing Korn/Ferry, the panel of judges noted that "Korn/Ferry helps clients to build a high-performance talent capability and achieve business results continuously." They also recognized Korn/Ferry's deep insight into the Chinese market and the strategic guidance the firm provides to foreign companies, state-owned and private enterprises to help them deal with talent management challenges effectively and make outstanding contributions in China.

"We have a long pioneering history in Greater China, serving clients since 1978 via our first representative office in Hong Kong," said Mr. Lim. "Our team of professionals, comprising Mainland Chinese, returnees and international expatriates, is one of the largest in China and has a deep understanding of the local business culture combined with global perspectives to help clients solve their talent management issues in the world's fastest growing and yet most complex market."

The Best HR Consulting Firm of the Year award is presented to the firm that offers cohesive and effective HR management solutions in areas such as HR strategy, organizational development, leadership development, and succession planning. These solutions must not have only helped clients create a high-performance work environment, but also proved to result in measurable benefits to the client company.

Organized by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, the China Staff Awards was established in 1998 and recognizes individuals and companies whose dedication to the HR profession is acknowledged by their peers. More information is available on the official website www.chinastaffawards.com.

About Korn/Ferry International Asia Pacific
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. Korn/Ferry, based in Los Angeles, was the first major global executive search firm to operate in Asia Pacific when it opened its doors in Tokyo in 1973. Today it has 18 offices in key business centers throughout the region, including: Auckland, Bangalore, Beijing, Brisbane, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Mumbai, New Delhi, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo and Wellington. Korn/Ferry delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit www.kornferryasia.com/greaterchinaltc for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

SOURCE Korn/Ferry International

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