Kevin Rubens is a Senior Partner with Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Kevin provides consulting across multiple industries and leads KFHG’s Aviation, Aerospace and Defense Practice.
Mr. Rubens is a broad-based professional with international leadership experience in human capital consulting, human resources, and business management.
He provides solutions related to Talent Strategy, Organization Effectiveness, Organization Design, Leadership Assessment and Development , Board Alignment and CEO Succession.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he was a global partner with the compensation and talent practice at Aon Hewitt. While at Aon Hewitt, he held local, regional and international leadership roles and acted as a trusted advisor to clients in the Defense, Telecom, Energy, High Technology, Manufacturing and Financial Services sectors.
He has completed three expatriate assignments (Russia, the UK and China) and has directed complex projects with diverse, multi-disciplined teams on-site in 17 countries.
Earlier in his career, he was president of a consulting firm providing organizational design, organizational effectiveness and leadership development for government agencies and industrial companies operating in transitional economies. He also held HR leadership roles the in automotive and telecommunications sectors.
He has authored articles on international management topics and is a featured speaker at professional venues and universities in the US, Europe, and Asia on topics related to talent strategy and the future of work. He is the Author of The Siberian Legacy: ISBN-1-4120-5683-7
Mr. Rubens serves on the Advisory Board of the Graduate School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University and Chair ex-officio of the premier organization for senior HR professionals, “HR People and Strategy” (www.hrps.com).
Mr. Rubens holds a Master of Labor and Industrial Relations degree from the School of Labor and Industrial Relations at Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Wayne State University. Additional studies include the Executive Strategy program at INSEAD.
Mr. Rubens was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the field of Human Resources by HR People and Strategy and The Society of Human Resource Management.
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1700 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20006