Ms. Yi brings to Korn Ferry a strong human capital consultancy background. In her current position as Managing Director, Asia Pacific Consumer Market, she works closely with teams globally and throughout the region to engage with top clients across the globe to build and develop their leadership teams.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Yi served at another leading executive search firm where she led the Singapore office as the managing partner. There, she built up the consumer practice, driving key accounts in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail and hospitality sectors to develop global key client relationships. Ms. Yi also established and led the regional human resources functional practice with a team of HR specialists across key countries, building a significant practice.
Prior to search, Ms. Yi built and led her own consulting business, focusing on HR strategy. Earlier, she was with Towers Perrin as head of the compensation practice in Singapore and Chicago, and the international HR manager with Swiss Bank Corporation based in Zurich.
Ms. Yi is an active member of the Young President Organization (YPO). She is also a frequent speaker on leadership, gender diversity and human capital strategy.
Ms. Yi received a bachelor's degree of arts from Northwestern University, Illinois.