Head of People & Organization Analytics, Associate Client Partner, North America

David Herrera is an Associate Client Partner of Korn Ferry Advisory and Head of People and Organization Analytics.

With more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Herrera’s expertise is designing and implementing transformative solutions to enable organizational strategies through talent and people systems grounded in data insights and analytics.

David’s organizational effectiveness solutions focus on organizational design, change management and talent systems with great focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, labor costs and financial performance.

David is a passionate DE&I practitioner and subject matter expert.

David has led various projects related to designing and implementing Advanced People and Organization Analytics, DE&I, Talent, Organizational Effectiveness, Performance Management, Pay Equity, amongst others.

Mr. Herrera has experience with global and local organizations in various sectors including financial services, healthcare, retail and industrial.

During his consulting career, Mr. Herrera has led projects in Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and Chile and coordinated international projects with Europe, Brazil, Argentina and Central America.

David holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and a Masters Degree in Strategic Management from Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes.

Mr. Herrera started his consulting career in 2006 with Hay Group in Mexico City. He later worked as a consultant with Mercer and Towers Watson in Mexico City, and Sintec in Monterrey.

He also held the position of Total Rewards and Organizational Effectiveness Sr. Manager at Soriana, second biggest retailer in Mexico responsible to measure and reward performance for 100,000+ employees. Mr. Herrera led several HR initiatives related to organizational effectives, culture transformation, evaluation of organizational values, and flexible benefits to better align with individual requirements.