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Holly Addison

Senior Client Partner

Holly is a Senior Client Partner in Technology and the UK Lead for Consumer Technology and Digital.

Holly re-joined Korn Ferry from another leading global executive search firm where she was a Partner and Head of Consumer Technology, Digital and Telecommunications.

Working at the intersection of Consumer Technology, Lifestyle and Digital, she specialises in senior and board-level appointments with a focus on transformational leadership within the marketing, sales, operations, customer experience and commercial functions.

Holly works with a breadth of clients from global corporations to founder-led businesses and private-equity backed SMEs, sourcing exceptional talent for senior leadership teams as well as advisory boards.

In her previous role at Korn Ferry, Holly led the Consumer & Retail Practice for Professional Search in the UK.

Earlier in her career, Holly was the founding Director of a boutique executive search and consulting firm and spent five years working for the Walt Disney organisation in the USA, London and Paris.

Holly is a passionate supporter of inclusion and diversity and is a founding member of Plan B - a leadership mentoring initiative to help female professionals break through to executive and board level.  Holly also leads the D&I activity in the UK for the Technology Practice.

Holly was educated in the UK, Switzerland and the USA and holds a Level 5 Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring in Management from Leeds Metropolitan University.

She speaks Spanish & French.