Senior Client Partner, ESG and Board & CEO Practice

Sözen Leimon is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s London office and a member of the Board & CEO Practice.

She has over 25 years experience advising clients on strategy, organization, people, culture and change. Sözen combines breadth of industry experience and an understanding of innovative organization models with a practical ability to drive executive alignment. 

Her recent work includes leading the re-design of a global on-line payments organization with revenues exceeding $13bn to support their radical new customer strategy. She has held senior global HR and Talent account management positions working with some of the largest banking and financial services organizations.

Building on her passion for developing executive teams, Sözen has frequently coached top executives, including delivering executive development programmes.

Sözen has held previous roles as a partner at Deloitte and Accenture, leading large organization design, performance improvement and transformation programs, and was a founder of Maxxim Consulting, which focused on the role and purpose of the corporate centre, corporate management and governance. She has co-written articles on ‘The Role of the Corporate Centre’, ‘Corporate Centres in a Recession’ and ‘The Role of Finance’.

Sözen holds degree in Management Sciences from Manchester University.