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Mike Lynch Joins Korn/Ferry's Global Technology Practice As Senior Client Partner

August 6, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Mike Lynch has joined the firm as a Senior Client Partner in the Global Technology Practice. He will be based in the firm's San Francisco office.

Mr. Lynch joins Korn/Ferry from a global executive recruiting firm, where he co-led the global Clean Technology Practice and was a member of the Technology, Communications & Media Practice as well as the firm's Supply Chain Practice. During his tenure there, he focused on senior general management assignments in a variety of technology sectors, including solar, wind, semiconductors, and electronics manufacturing services and computing.

Throughout his career, Mr. Lynch has completed several successful assignments in general management, sales, finance, human resources, and research & development. He has worked with multinational companies such as First Solar, SunPower, SanDisk and NVIDIA, as well as early-stage businesses such as Nordic Windpower and Teradici Semiconductors.

"Mike brings to Korn/Ferry a strong track record in working closely with top executives at many global technology organizations," said Bob Damon, Korn/Ferry President of North America.  "His strong instincts and insight on the fast moving dynamics of the technology landscape, deep knowledge of clean tech and his passion for talent management issues driving this space will be a great fit for our firm." 

Previously, Mr. Lynch served as vice president of operations at two startup companies, one of which focused on eMarketing and the other on India-based offshore systems development.

Mr. Lynch holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria, Canada and a master's degree in business from the UCLA Anderson School of Business Management. He is a member of APICS.

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