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Susan Brodecky Joins Korn/Ferry as Senior Partner for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting

June 7, 2011

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Susan Brodecky has joined the Firm as a Senior Partner for Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. She will be based in the Firm's Los Angeles and Irvine, California offices.

Ms. Brodecky has twenty years experience helping senior executives in large global companies to implement strategic and organizational change. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, she was Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Lee Hecht Harrison, leading all lines of business in Southern California and Arizona, a region where she previously led the firm's talent development consulting business. Prior to this, Ms. Brodecky spent a significant part of her career as an Associate Partner with Accenture in their human performance practice.

Ms. Brodecky has deep experience in helping complex global companies drive large scale business and organizational transformation across multiple geographies. She has worked with C-suite leaders on organization re-design, leadership development, talent management, and change management issues to help them drive long-term and sustained business performance improvement.

"Susan's extensive consulting background and expertise in leadership, talent, and organizational management issues are an excellent fit for our Firm and our clients," said Lewis Rusen, president of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting for North America. "The addition of Susan to our West Coast team is an important component of our ongoing efforts towards expanding our strong presence in California and the Western United states."

"I am delighted to have Susan as a member of our leadership team. She has a terrific combination of large scale change experience with a highly pragmatic approach to leadership and talent development. Our clients and our Korn/Ferry colleagues will benefit significantly from her top notch experience and skills," said Jeff Rosenthal, senior partner of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting in the San Francisco area.

Ms. Brodecky earned a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology from San Diego State University. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Arizona.

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, develop, retain and sustain their talent. Visit for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

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