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Los Angeles, February 28, 2017 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Alex Jakobson has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner. He will be based in the New York office.
Mr. Jakobson joins Korn Ferry from TeleTech Consulting, where he was Managing Partner North America and Head of Global Mindset and Change Practice. In this role, Mr. Jakobson led the Global CX Mindset & Change practice with 75 consultants globally.
“Alex has a strong track record in commercial execution and strategic client transformation for diverse clients in financial services, retail, life sciences and healthcare,” said Karin Lucas, President, North America Korn Ferry. “His collaborative spirit, proven leadership and people development skills will be a great fit for our team.”
Previously, Mr. Jakobson was a founding partner at rogenSI, a global consultancy, leading the Leadership and Change IP development team, and developing new leadership products and services.
Mr. Jakobson earned an M.A. in Philosophy and Modern Languages from Edinburgh University. He is fluent in English and French.
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