Senior Client Partner
Mr. Ogden leads the firm’s Industrial & Specialty Distribution Practice. In addition, he has deep expertise in residential services, as well as field services, facilities maintenance, and logistics. Mr. Ogden is a core member of the firm’s industry leading CEO Succession Practice, assisting boards of directors in developing and selecting future Enterprise Leaders.
Mr. Ogden has deep expertise in the recruitment of C-suite executives in private equity portfolio companies. He also helps public company clients address their strategic human capital needs across a spectrum of situations – from igniting growth to investor activism. Mr. Ogden creates value for his clients by coordinating their needs with the breadth of Korn Ferry’s talent acquisition and advisory services. As a key market influencer, he partners closely with industry associations, consultancies, investment banks and academicians in the advancement of talent-related issues.
Mr. Ogden brings considerable talent acquisition and advisory experience to Korn Ferry, having previously served another global executive search firm in the Global Industrial sector. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the State Bar of Florida and the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Aside from producing thought leadership, he regularly presents on the topic of talent to industry associations, including the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors and the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Mr. Ogden received a master’s degree in business administration from the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology where he continues to serve as an ambassador. He also holds a juris doctor from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida and earned a bachelor of arts from the College of Charleston.