Sector Leader, Global Industrial Markets, ASEAN

Youri is leading Korn Ferry’s ASEAN Industrial Professional Services Operations.

Based in Singapore, he brings over 20 years experience in Asia, including over 12 years in Japan, and close to 10 in Greater China.

With a passion for Industrial and Energy sectors, he has led senior, multi-discipline search engagements with Chemical, Renewable Energy, Semicon, Building & Construction, Mobility clients across Asia-Pacific region. He has successfully appointed leaders in both Csuite Regional and Country Management roles and has supported the hiring of their direct reports.

Youri identifies and secures high caliber talent to address key challenges that industry leaders face such as sustainability, digitization, corporate governance & compliance, diversity & inclusion, post M&A integration and improving customer experience.

Youri has been working in the Leadership Advisory and Talent Acquisition field since 2007; prior to joining Korn Ferry, he led APAC Industrial Executive Search for another global retained search firm.

Before that, he was APAC Talent Acquisition Manager for a global leading chemical player.

While originally from France, Youri has spent over 20 years in Asia, he speaks fluent Japanese and Chinese.

He earned a double bachelor degree in International Management from Reims Management School and Beijing UIBE; currently studying for an Executive Master in Future Energy with ESCP.