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Marisa Kacary Joins Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company, as Global Vice President, Marketing

March 16, 2011

LONDON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that it has appointed Marisa Kacary as Global Vice President, Marketing. Ms. Kacary has been appointed to lead the company's marketing programmes and further build Futurestep's brand as the global leader in strategic talent acquisition solutions.

Based in London but with a global remit, Ms. Kacary joins Futurestep with considerable industry experience. Most recently, she was Director of Marketing and Communications of Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS), and prior to that, she was responsible for Marketing at Capital Consulting, a leading global pure play RPO provider acquired by AMS in February 2008. Ms. Kacary spent the early part of her career in the IT and telco sector, working in marketing roles for organisations such as Cable&Wireless, Compaq and Nortel Networks.

"Marisa joins Futurestep at an exciting time," said Byrne Mulrooney, chief executive officer, Futurestep. "As we build on our successes in the global marketplace and execute on our strategic vision, her deep industry experience and marketing communications expertise will ensure that our brand reflects Futurestep's position as a world-class provider of RPO, consulting and retained search services."

"Next to our colleagues, the Korn/Ferry brand is the most valuable asset of our Firm," said Michael Distefano, senior vice president and chief marketing office, Korn/Ferry. "Marisa makes an excellent addition to the marketing team and will play a significant role as we further transform Korn/Ferry as the premier global provider of talent management solutions."

Ms. Kacary is a graduate of Durham University with a bachelor's degree in Geography. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and holds a CIM Diploma.

About Futurestep

Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Talent Acquisition Consulting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit

About Korn/Ferry International

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. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

SOURCE Futurestep; Korn/Ferry International

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