Senior Partner

Eric Neumann is a Senior Partner in Korn Ferry's Advisory business specializing in assessment and succession. He is based in the Firm's Chicago office. He manages a team of consultants as well.

Mr. Neumann specializes in strategic talent management, helping organizations design and implement cutting edge assessment and succession strategies that drive company strategy. He has additional expertise in executive coaching, success profiling, and multi-rater feedback. He is also one of the Firm's most experienced and sought-after executive assessors, coaches, and global client managers.

Across his over 30-year career he has worked with numerous companies in multiple industries to design and implement cutting edge talent solutions and has delivered these services on 5 continents. As a global client manager Mr. Neumann has managed relationships with some of the Firm's largest clients, leading teams of consultants as large as 85. His clients range from a Fortune 5 oil and gas company to very successful family run enterprises. His industry experience includes financial services, oil and gas, heavy manufacturing, healthcare, utilities, and consumer goods. He has become a trusted advisor to Boards and C-Suite Executives on down to first level supervisors.

Mr. Neumann came to Korn Ferry through the acquisition of PDI Ninth House. There he held diverse roles including Executive Consultant, Director of Client Solutions, and Assistant GM with the consulting staff reporting to him. Prior to PDI Ninth House he was a consultant at Medina and Thompson, PRADCO and Barrett and Associates and an instructor at the University of Akron. Mr. Neumann has been a member of Korn Ferry's Commercial Counsel and is a 9-time recipient of PDI Ninth House's Chairman's award for consulting and client management. He is also past President of the I/O division of the Illinois Psychological Association. He has been an invited speaker on topics ranging from interviewing skills and succession management to how to measure the ROI of talent management interventions.

Mr. Neumann holds both doctorate and master's degrees in Industrial Organizational psychology from the University of Akron and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Montclair State.