Beatrice Grech-Cumbo Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner


Los Angeles, July 12, 2017 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Beatrice Grech-Cumbo has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner in the Chicago office. She will lead the North American Leadership Development solution area and will also be part of the North American Korn Ferry leadership team.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Grech-Cumbo was a Senior Vice President of Global Talent at Walmart, leading a team that strategically managed and developed the world’s largest private workforce. Prior to Walmart, she was a Partner at Aon Hewitt where she was responsible for leading the North American Talent Practice.

Ms. Grech-Cumbo has over 25 years of experience as a strategic business consultant to a wide variety of clients in manufacturing, retail, technology services and transportation, and will help support the firm’s Industrial clients. Over her career, she has facilitated transformation and assisted clients with growth and restructuring initiatives.

“Beatrice brings a wealth of organizational and talent transformation expertise to our firm and is an excellent addition to our team,” said Mark Arian, CEO, Korn Ferry.

“We will benefit significantly from her deep knowledge and industry expertise as we continue to expand our offerings to better serve clients,” added Karin Lucas, President, North America, Korn Ferry.

Ms. Grech-Cumbo holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a degree in Business Operation Research and Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. She is a Certified Executive Coach from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, California.

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