Korn/Ferry’s Financial Executive Recruitment team has been providing clients with quality, results-oriented executives in the financial and banking industry for over 40 years. The breadth of our human capital network, our brand strength and reputation, give our clients access to the top talent in every facet of financial services.
Our strength lies in our ability to draw on Korn/Ferry’s rich resources. In recruiting your perfect candidate, we collaborate with colleagues in our offices around the world, with our financial executive recruiters, and with our job function specialists. This multi-faceted approach ensures that the quality of our work and our client service are outstanding. It is not surprising, therefore, that a high percentage of our engagements represent repeat business and long-term relationships with clients who have come to depend on us for the complete suite of talent management solutions.
Asset Management and Alternative Investments
The Asset Management and Alternative Investments sector focuses on the institutional and retail sectors of the asset management industry. Areas of expertise include investment, risk, product, client relationship, distribution and marketing positions, as well as functionally aligned roles working in conjunction with the business. Engagements typically include CEOs, CIOs, Presidents, and other senior leadership roles across all segments in distribution, products and investments, and other senior staff functions. From niche alternative investment managers to the largest multi-asset managers, Korn/Ferry has the right mix of industry and retained search experience to fulfill any mandate.
The Consumer and Commercial Banking sector encompasses all retail and commercial banking services including branch banking, corporate and mortgage lending, regional sales, product management and functional roles to support business activities.
FinTech/Electronic Trading & Transaction Services
The FinTech/Electronic Trading & Transaction Services sector focuses on the users and providers of sophisticated financial technology, including algorithmic trading innovators, agency brokers, ECNs, technology and outsourcing providers, and exchanges. The Transaction Services component focuses on businesses that handle transaction processing for the financial, corporate, and retail end-user, as well as credit/debit cards, merchant processing, custody & securities services, mortgage services, and treasury & trade solutions.
The Insurance sector serves the full spectrum of insurance industry organizations including property/casualty companies; life, health and annuity companies; reinsurance entities; insurance brokers and intermediaries; financial guarantors; and insurance services providers. Insurance sector search experience is both broad and deep, encompassing all C-suite, general management, functional management, specialized executive positions, and board of director positions in insurance industry entities. In addition to executive recruiting, consultants serve clients and work on assignments in other service areas including succession planning, assessment, and market and competitive analysis.
Investment Banking and Capital Markets
The Investment Banking and Capital Markets sector focus on origination - corporate finance/financial advisory, leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and project finance, as well as on sales, trading and research groups across all product areas. Clients include investment banks, universal banks, regional banks, advisory boutiques and independent broker/dealers.
The Real Estate sector serves the executive and senior-level professional recruiting needs of public and private real estate companies and the corporate real estate needs of institutions across all industries. The team is comprised of search consultants who have held executive-level positions in leading real estate firms, across all sectors and through multiple economic cycles, affording Korn/Ferry an insider’s understanding of clients’ business and organizational needs. Korn/Ferry services the real estate community with the specialization of a boutique while leveraging the connectivity of consultants across its global offices. Searches typically include Board members, CEOs, Presidents, other C-Suite executives, and senior leadership throughout real estate organizations.
Wealth Management covers the wealth management and private client arms of universal and regional banks, pure play private banks, broker/dealers, trust companies, family offices and providers of services to the wealth management sector. Engagements typically include CEOs, presidents, and other senior leadership roles across all segments in distribution, products and investments, and senior staff functions.
Michael Franzino Global Market Managing Director, Financial Services