LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2017--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational
advisory firm, today announced that Lee Esler has joined the firm’s
Global Technology Practice. He will be based in the Atlanta office.
Mr. Esler brings nearly 20 years of leadership consulting experience,
with a strong focus on CEO and board searches.
Mr. Esler joins Korn Ferry from a global recruiting firm, where he led
the Technology Practice and worked extensively on CEO, president and
board engagements across the technology spectrum. He also served as a
core member of the Board Practice, as well as the Business &
Professional Services Practice, where he gained significant experience
leading CEO, managing director and president searches.
Mr. Esler also has particularly strong relationships with private equity
companies that seek his expertise in CEO talent advisory in the
technology and business services space.
“Lee brings to Korn Ferry extensive expertise and relationships at the
top of house,” said Werner Penk, President, Global Technology Practice,
Korn Ferry. “His impeccable credentials and wealth of knowledge related
to the talent and leadership issues impacting today’s technology will be
a great fit for Korn Ferry and our clients.”
Previously, Mr. Esler spent three years at another global executive
search and management consulting firm. Earlier in his career, he held
executive roles at Compaq Computer Corporation, Digital Equipment
Corporation and Eastman Kodak Company. Prior to entering the executive
search profession, he led a technology startup in the software and
Mr. Esler received his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Miami
University (Ohio) and his M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School
of Management at Northwestern University. He serves on the board of
Junior Achievement of Georgia, the advisory board of the Global 50 and
the Atlanta FinTech Task Force.
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 nearly 7,000 colleagues
deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep
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