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LOS ANGELES, October 2, 2015 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Kathy Vrabeck has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Consumer Markets, while also working closely with technology clients. She will be based in Korn Ferry’s Los Angeles office.
Ms. Vrabeck joins Korn Ferry from a global executive search firm, where she served both global and domestic clients in the Consumer Digital, Media & Entertainment, and Technology sectors.
Prior to search, Ms. Vrabeck spent over two decades with leading interactive entertainment and consumer package goods companies. In her leadership roles with major videogame publishers, she oversaw efforts in one of the fastest growing market segments: mobile, online, social networking, and e-commerce.
Her early career includes marketing, sales, and finance positions with ConAgra, The Pillsbury Company, Quaker Oats, and Eli Lilly & Company.
“Kathy brings to Korn Ferry a deep understanding of the digital consumer and digital business landscape. Throughout her career in industry and in search, she has developed strong relationships, successfully developing strong leadership talent and partnering with organizations in recruiting board directors, CEOs, and C-suite executives,” said Doug Charles, President, Americas, Korn Ferry.
Ms. Vrabeck graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from DePauw University with a B.A. in French and economics. She earned her M.B.A. from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Ms. Vrabeck currently serves on the DePauw University Board of Trustees and the GameStop (NYSE: GME) Board of Directors.
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