Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Americas

William M King is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer North America for Korn Ferry based in the Firm's Los Angeles office.

Mr. King is responsible for managing Korn Ferry's Finance and Operations in Americas and helping the firm drive initiatives aimed at assisting clients with addressing their most pressing talent management issues.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2001, Mr. King was Vice President, Finance for Allied Office Supplies, Inc., a national office products distributor and prior to that, he was Vice President, Finance and Treasurer for Equity Marketing, Inc., a publicly traded global consumer products distributor. At both of these companies, Mr. King successfully integrated numerous acquisitions and raised equity and debt financing to support more than 400 percent growth at each company.

Earlier, Mr. King was the controller of a Los Angeles-based retail department store chain and consumer finance company. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, L.L.P. where he was a manager in the Firm's emerging enterprise group.

Mr. King is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master's of business administration degree from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach.