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Caroline Nahas

Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services
Caroline W. Nahas is Vice Chair of Korn Ferry and a lead member of the Board & CEO Services practice.

Her primary focus is consulting and advising boards on governance, succession, effectiveness, and recruiting. She has been involved in a number of CEO Succession and Board building engagements. Her clients range from private to mid-cap to the Fortune 100 in a wide range of industries.

Ms. Nahas currently serves on the board of directors of DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN). She is Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and sits on the Compensation Committee. She also served as lead director during a CEO transition.

Active in many civic groups, Ms. Nahas served as the Corporate Board Chair for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and also serves on the Board of Visitors and Executive Committee for the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.

Ms. Nahas was recognized nationally by her peers, receiving the Eleanor H. Raynolds Award from the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), based on a career of excellence in executive search, as well as an ongoing dedication to volunteerism.

Other recognitions include the Leading the Way Award from the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Visionary Award which honors an exceptional individual who provides significant resources or immeasurable opportunities to build girls of courage, confidence and character.

Ms. Nahas received a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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