NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2015--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational
advisory firm, today announced that Kyle Bowlsby has joined the firm’s
Sports Practice, which is led by industry pioneer Jed Hughes.
Kyle Bowlsby joins Korn Ferry from SportsDesk Media, a company that
helps organizations develop deeper understanding of online fans and
customers, where he was the Manager of Business Development. In this
role, he focused his outreach efforts on the collegiate and professional
sports ranks while also assisting the day-to-day operations of the
company’s digital media campaigns.
During his time with SportsDesk Media, Bowlsby saw the sports marketing
start-up grow from just five properties to 60 in under 18 months.
SportsDesk Media’s partial client list includes UFC, Hendrick
Motorsports, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Sacramento Kings, Oklahoma
City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers, Florida Panthers, NCAA, Atlantic
Coast Conference, Big 12 Conference, Mountain West Conference and 25
college athletic departments.
"We are pleased to have Kyle Bowlsby join our team. In his previous
experience, he has had the opportunity to work with collegiate and
professional sports organizations, with agents and others in the sports
marketing arena," said Jed Hughes, vice chair and leader of Korn Ferry’s
Global Sports Practice. "His work with SportsDesk Media helps us bring a
greater digital point of view to executive search.”
Prior to SportsDesk Media, Bowlsby worked at Lee & Associates Commercial
Real Estate as a Sales Associate at the firm's North San Diego office,
where he assisted with business development for the Barr & Bennett net
leased investment team. He was responsible for establishing private and
institutional client relationships and received recognition for the
largest office and industrial transactions in 2011 and the largest
retail transactions in both 2012 and 2013.
A 2010 graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Sport
Management and a Business Minor in Entrepreneurial Management, Bowlsby
is currently enrolled at Northwestern University and is expected to
receive his Masters of Sports Administration in 2016. His father, Bob
Bowlsby, is the Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference.
About Korn Ferry
For nearly half a century, clients have trusted Korn Ferry to recruit
world class leaders. Today, we are the preeminent global people and
organizational advisory firm. Through our best-in-class practitioners
and devotion to innovation and science, we are committed to making a
powerful impact on people, organizations and society as a whole and
producing positive outcomes for our clients and shareholders. The firm
currently operates in 78 offices in 37 countries and has approximately
3,900 colleagues. Our knowledge and passion for people has made us the
global leader in the business that enables business – the people
business. We are ready to help our clients shape their future. For more
information, visit www.kornferry.com.
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