Folke Friis-Frederiksen joins Korn Ferry


Copenhagen, August 19, 2015 ­— Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and talent, today announced that Folke Friis-Frederiksen has joined the Firm as a Senior Client Partner in the Copenhagen office. His focus is on advising financial services and private equity clients.

Mr. Friis-Frederiksen began his career in investment banking in and has worked at Goldman Sachs, ABN AMRO and Nordic investment banks where he focused on executing M&A and ECM transactions for numerous corporate, private equity and public sector clients.

Previously, Mr. Friis-Frederiksen served as partner in another leading search firm where he worked closely with clients in various segments of financial services, covering banking, life & pension, asset management, insurance and brokerage firms.

Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, President, Europe, Middle East and Africa, commented: ‘Folke joins us from another leading search firm where his assignments covered all areas from general management, financial advisory, sales, market operations, risk management, treasury, legal and administrative functions. As well as advising financial services and private equity clients he also specializes in the appointment of CFOs and senior finance professionals. We are delighted that he has joined the Firm.’

Mr. Friis-Frederiksen received his MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is fluent in Danish, English, Swedish and Norwegian.

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