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Ed Whipple

Managing Consultant, Industrial, Finance & Accounting
Ed Whipple is a Managing Consultant with Korn Ferry Professional Search's North American Industrial Search practice. In this role he works closely with clients across the manufacturing, industrial services, distribution, energy and retail industries. He brings extensive experience conducting executive search assignments within the financial function, including CFO's, Controllers, Corporate Development, Tax, FP&A, Audit and SEC/Technical Accounting.

Mr. Whipple is a core member of the firm's Global Industrial and Finance & Accounting Practice. His list of clients served range from Global Fortune 500, Private Equity and Venture Capital backed companies.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Whipple was an Executive Search Consultant at a boutique executive search firm based in Atlanta. During this time, he specialized within Finance & Accounting and Professional Services, executing on leadership mandates and large scale assignments across a wide array of industries.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Whipple worked in the management development program of a Fortune 100 financial services company.

Mr. Whipple received his Bachelor's from Virginia Tech University, with respective degrees earned in Finance, and Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation. He spends his down time with his wife and enjoys any outdoor-related activities, volunteer service and traveling.