Senior Client Partner, Leader, Global Marketing Center of Expertise
Caren Fleit is a Senior Client Partner in the New York office of Korn Ferry, is a member of the firm’s Global Consumer/Retail Market and leads Korn Ferry’s Marketing Center of Expertise.
She specializes in senior-level executive search for marketing-driven and customer-centric companies, with a focus on brand-oriented retail and multi-channel consumer goods and services businesses, and the B-to-B companies that partner with them. Assignments span the C-suite, with an emphasis on Senior Marketing and Senior Commercial roles.
A particular focus includes partnering with organizations seeking to leverage marketing to drive transformation. Clients include entrepreneurial ventures, family owned companies as well as publicly traded, Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Fleit has leveraged her international background and has done significant work in the global arena, as well as for US subsidiaries of foreign companies.
Prior to entering the executive search industry, Ms. Fleit has 20 years of senior-level management and marketing experience in diverse corporate environments, in the U.S. and abroad. Before joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Fleit was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Revlon. Previously, she led Marketing for Guerlain, and before that, Christian Dior, both subsidiaries of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey. As a member of highly matrixed senior management teams, Ms. Fleit also had significant cross-functional responsibility in areas such as sales and operations. At LVMH, she also was directly responsible for the training, public relations, advertising, direct marketing, consumer relations and regulatory departments.
Ms. Fleit received an MBA from INSEAD in France and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, she is a graduate of Columbia University’s Coaching Certification Program. She also speaks fluent French.
She enjoys wilderness hiking and is passionate supporter of animal welfare organizations; serving on the NY State Council of the Humane Society of the United States and the Board of Directors of the Catskill Animal Sanctuary. She is also an amateur cabaret singer; performing at different NYC venues.
Contact Caren Fleit
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166