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Michael C. Hyter

Chief Diversity Officer

Michael Hyter is the Chief Diversity Officer for Korn Ferry, based in our Washington, DC office.

Mr. Hyter is an accomplished senior executive, leadership consultant and thought leader specializing in the development of enterprise leaders and their next generation successors.

Mr. Hyter joined Korn Ferry in 2012, after the acquisition of Global Novations, where he served as President and Managing Partner.

For over 25 years , Mr. Hyter has served as a trusted advisor to senior leaders in a variety of industries.

Mr. Hyter brings a wealth of experience to the firm in the area of CEO Succession, Chief Executive Institute, Executive to Leadership Institute, and strategic Diversity and Inclusion consulting.

Mr. Hyter's work with executives in Fortune1000 companies has helped those organizations grow and enhance their business through innovative talent management programs.

Mr. Hyter's work has been underscored by the belief that one of the most effective ways to impact an organization's bottom line is by growing and developing the talent within the organization.

A successful author, Mr. Hyter's most recent publication is The Power of Choice: Embracing Efficacy to Drive Your Career (2020). He is also co-author of The Power of Inclusion: Unlock the Potential and Productivity of Your Workforce, published by Wiley in 2005. He has published extensive articles in publications including the 2004 Handbook of Business Strategy, Director's Monthly, Profiles in Diversity Journal, and Inc. Mr. Hyter is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and is the former Chair of the ELC Foundation. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC. Mr. Hyter was recognized by Savoy Magazine in 2016 and 2018 as one of the "Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America."

Mike Hyter currently serves on the board of directors of Dine Brands Global Inc. (NYSE:DIN). He sits on the Audit Committee.