Korn Ferry

Strong leaders for

high impact results.

Mining, Minerals & Metals

Korn Ferry’s Mining, Minerals, & Metals Sector focuses on ensuring companies attract, develop, and retain the highest caliber talent from around the globe. As the industry faces a diminishing talent pool and ever increasing diversity in both workforces and asset locations, leaders who possess the requisite global experience, multicultural competence, and specialized technical expertise to improve business operations are in high demand. Our dedicated practice members are based in key locations around the world, and we offer a full range of solutions designed to address the unique talent needs of mining, minerals, and metals companies. These include strategic global executive and non-executive search, competency-based assessments, interactive high-potential leadership development programs, one-on-one coaching, strategic talent design, and succession planning.

Redefining global leadership.

An increasing skills shortage; a growing emphasis on operational performance, managing costs, and globalization; concerns over environmental impact; and a need to protect capital and ensure better project development leadership are all driving companies to search for executives who combine true global experience and exemplary leadership skills. As the industry evolves, companies are seeking executives who are highly proficient at leading diverse workforces, have cross-functional experience, and are able to lead through change. We partner as a seamless global team to ensure you have access to the best leaders around the world.

Global presence with local expertise.

Korn Ferry is strategically positioned to meet the talent needs of mining, minerals, and metals companies. Our dedicated consultants are located in South America, EMEA, Asia, Australia, and North America. We partner with traditional mining, industrial minerals, and metal/steel companies to help our clients identify leadership potential, drive development, accelerate readiness, and energize transitions. We are the only firm that can help you identify internal and external talent while simultaneously developing these leaders through proven solutions that meet and exceed expectations. Our deep expertise and experience in the sector, coupled with our collaborative approach as a global team, provide you with a distinct competitive advantage in securing the best talent for an even stronger future.

Coverage and functions:

  • NED
  • Chair
  • CEO
  • COO
  • CFO
  • CHRO
  • Operational and Manufacturing Leadership
  • Chief Legal
  • Financial
  • HSE and Sustainability functional leadership
  • Commercial Leadership
  • Metallurgical and other technical and engineering fields
  • Project Recruitment and RPO
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