LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2015--
Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and
talent, today announced that Michael DeSimone has joined the firm as
Co-Regional Sector Leader of the Professional Services Practice in North
America. He will be based in the firm’s Reston office.
Mr. DeSimone joins Korn Ferry from a global executive recruiting firm
where he served as Vice Chairman, working closely with professional
services clients. His focus has been in technology and business
services, including searches in cloud services, analytics, enterprise
application services, infrastructure services, outsourcing & consulting.
Mr. DeSimone brings to Korn Ferry an 18-year track record of success in
the search industry, which includes leading multiple C-level, EVP/SVP,
and Partner-level assignments for an array of companies in the Fortune
500, as well as private equity and venture capital-backed providers.
“Mike brings to Korn Ferry nearly two decades of professional services
experience, establishing strong relationships with many of the top
leaders driving this space,” said Doug Charles, President, Americas,
Korn Ferry. “Mike’s understanding of the talent and leadership issues
impacting today’s professional services market, combined with his track
record of success in placing top tier leaders that drive positive
results, will be a great fit for our clients.”
Previously, Mike was Executive Vice President with another large
executive search firm, where he led the firm's Professional Services and
Mr. DeSimone authors a widely read annual professional services industry
compensation study and he regularly speaks with clients and investors
about talent themes in the professional services industry.
He graduated from Davidson College where he was a Division 1 All
Southern Conference and Southeast Region baseball selection.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is the preeminent authority on leadership and talent. For
nearly half a century, clients have trusted us to recruit world-class
leaders. Today, we are their partner in designing organizational
strategy and developing their people to achieve unimaginable success.
For more information, visit www.kornferry.com.
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