Office Managing Director

Radhika Papandreou is a Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director for Korn Ferry's Chicago office and specializes in both the Travel Hospitality and Leisure sector and the Real Estate sector.

She joins Korn Ferry from a leading executive search firm, where she was managing director and global head of its Hospitality and Leisure practice. Ms. Papandreou specializes in C-Suite and Board placements and has managed large scale client projects including bankruptcies and turnarounds.

Previously, Ms. Papandreou had an eighteen year career in corporate banking, most recently as managing director and Head of the Consumer and Healthcare practice for Lloyds Bank North America. Prior to that she was a senior banker at BBVA. She began her banking career at Citigroup working within the corporate and investment bank in both New York and London.

Ms. Papandreou speaks frequently at industry conferences and contributes to industry publications primarily around Diversity and Inclusion.

Ms. Papandreou earned a Bachelors of Arts Degree in International Affairs & Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, and later a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business.