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Peggy Hazard

Senior Client Partner
Peggy Hazard is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry.

Ms. Hazard specializes in executive consulting, leadership development and coaching to help organizations achieve business results through improved global talent strategies and more diverse, inclusive and agile organizations. She has worked with leaders from more than 80 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.

Ms. Hazard is a leader in Korn Ferry’s Advancing Women practice, serves on the Team Leader for the 100x2025 Women CEO Initiative, and was instrumental in developing the firm’s Five Phase Strategic Methodology for increasing diversity at senior levels. She has served as an advisor for the Avon Global Women’s Think Tank, the Global Diversity Benchmarks and The Chief Global Diversity Officer Competency Model. 

Ms. Hazard began her career at Ralph Lauren and Warnaco, later became a Director of a simulation company serving Fortune 500 clients and a Managing Editor of a Global 100 Corporation’s online Global Inclusion University serving 197,000 employees in more than 160 countries. She served as an adjunct professor for Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School, and a guest lecturer at Columbia University, Rutgers University, India Institute of Management, and the Mercedes Leadership Institute. She is a published author and contributor, most recently to Women CEOs Speak; The Real Gap: Fixing the Gender Pay Divide, Best Practice Women in Leadership and CrossCultural Agility: The Global Talent Solution. She has presented at many conferences including The Conference Board, Global HR Forum, Network for Executive Women’s Executive Forum, Diversity Women, Diversity in Asia, Working Mother, The Executive Leadership Council, as well as at many clients’ leadership summits.

Ms. Hazard has 30 years of experience, including management positions at Polo Ralph Lauren and Warnaco where she managed international teams.

Ms. Hazard holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Pennsylvania, where she studied at The Wharton School. A Master Coach and member of ICC, she is certified in KF4D, ViaEdge, Voices, KFALP, Hogan, HBDI, IDI and Style and Climate assessments.