Korn Ferry

Joseph McCabe

Vice Chairman, Global Human Resources Center of Expertise

Joseph McCabe is a Vice Chairman for the global Human Resources Center of Expertise located in the Firm’s Boston office. He specializes in the recruitment of senior executives in both the human resources function and also the employee benefits/HR outsourcing industry.

Mr. McCabe’s unique background makes him a valuable resource to the firm’s Financial Services and Human Resources Practices. In the financial services arena, he has conducted assignments for CEO’s, Presidents, Executive Directors, and practice heads. He is known as the search industry’s leading expert in the recruitment of senior management for the defined contribution, annuities, and other related employee benefits and retirement businesses and was named to 401kWire's list of the 100 most influential people in the industry.

Within the Human Resources function, Mr. McCabe assists companies across industries. His track record includes successful completion of assignments for chief human resources officers, business unit human resources leaders, and senior executives with direct responsibility for leadership development, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and organizational effectiveness. Joe also works with companies specializing in human resources outsourcing, recruiting CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Presidents, and senior executives leading critical functions such as marketing and sales.

Previously, Mr. McCabe was Vice Chairman of CTPartners Executive Search where he was a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to that, he was the Managing Partner of Heidrick & Struggles where he ran the Human Resources Practice as well as the Boston office.

During his tenure as a human resources executive, Mr. McCabe gained broad experience in managing all aspects of the ever-evolving function. While with Raytheon, he held roles of increasing responsibility, including Compensation and Benefits Manager and Manager of Labor Relations. He served as Employee Relations Manager for Ametek Aerospace Products, a former division of General Electric’s Aircraft Engine business. Later Joe headed the human resources function of Coca-Cola’s New England Division. His corporate career culminated as Vice President of Human Resources for Fidelity Investments’ 401(k) business.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Gannon University, Mr. McCabe earned an MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A graduate of  Suffolk University’s School of Law, he is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Contact Joseph McCabe

Phone: 617-790-5787

One International Place
10th Floor, Suite 1020
Boston, MA 02110
United States