Vice Chairman, Consumer Market

Alicia Yi is the Vice Chairman, Consumer Market for Korn Ferry. Based in Singapore, she is also a member of the Board & CEO Services Practice, Human Resources Practice, Private Equity Practice and Supply Chain Practice. 

Ms. Yi brings to Korn Ferry a strong human capital consultancy background. In her current position as Vice Chairman, Consumer Market, she works closely with leading global and regional organizations to build and develop effective and future fit leadership teams. She focuses on diversity and inclusion, has helped clients address issues surrounding a lack of diversity in leadership.

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 FMCG, retail and hospitality sectors to develop global key client relationships.

Having lived and worked across the U.S. Europe and Asia, Ms. Yi brings global and inclusive perspective to leadership and talent management. Earlier in her career, she was HR consultant with Towers Perrin in Chicago and Singapore. She also brings corporate HR experience from Swiss Bank Corporation based in Zurich.

Ms. Yi is an active member of the Young President Organization (YPO).  She is on the Advisory Board for Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society.  She is also a frequent speaker on leadership, human capital strategy and diversity & inclusion.

Ms. Yi received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University in Illinois, USA.