LETTER OF ARTHUR ANDERSEN LLP
Published on April 15, 2002
[Arthur Andersen LLP Letterhead]
Office of the Chief Accountant
Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20549
April 12, 2002
We have read the six paragraphs of Item 4 included in the attached Form 8-K
dated April 11, 2002 of Korn/Ferry International, Inc. (the Company) to be filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission and have the following comments:
. We agree with the statement made in the first paragraph of Item 4 with
regards to the termination of our relationship. However, we have no
basis to agree or disagree with the statements concerning the
appointment of Ernst & Young LLP.
. We agree with the statements made in paragraphs 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Item 4.
. We have no basis to agree or disagree with the statement in paragraph
6 of Item 4 concerning any consultation between the Company and Ernst
& Young LLP regarding the application of accounting principles to a
specified transaction or the type of audit opinion that might be
rendered on the Company's financial statements during the two most
recent fiscal years through present.
Very truly yours,
/s/ Arthur Andersen LLP
ARTHUR ANDERSEN LLP