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Erik Poitrenaud

Senior Client Partner
Mr. Poitrenaud is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry, based in the Firm's Paris office.

Led a French company in the geophysics industry outperform their 80m$ synergy objectives by 20% when they acquired a key US-based player.

Mr. Poitrenaud also led the transformation of a leading Telco operator in the middle-east by developing a new work culture and the supporting engagement and recognition framework.

Reviewed the global performance management system of a SBF120 pharmaceutical company and aligned it with their business ambition.

When designing or delivering projects, Mr. Poitrenaud's areas of expertise include strategy execution, mergers and acquisitions, job evaluation and measurement, employee engagement and culture, workforce planning and sizing, reward, succession planning, facilitation, and talent strategy.

In projects with his clients, Mr. Poitrenaud mainly acts as an architect and integrator, focusing on breaking silos and helping leaders work collaboratively to increase performance.

Mr. Poitrenaud holds a diploma of the Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales du Nord, with a specialization in audit and financial control. Before joining Korn Ferry, he acted as a product manager at a management software publisher.

He is a native French speaker and fluent in English.