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Los Angeles, March 2, 2017 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that François P. Truc has joined the firm in the Global Automotive Practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office.
Mr. Truc joins Korn Ferry from a major automobile manufacturer, where he was Head of Executive Recruiting & Strategic Projects. He brings over 20 years of diverse industry and consulting experience in North America, Europe and Asia, managing strong relationships with Fortune 500, privately held and equity-backed companies.
Previously, Mr. Truc worked for a global executive recruiting firm, and prior to that served as Vice President and General Manager with Magna International, where he developed the company’s entry strategy into automotive electronics and later managed its operations in North America and Asia.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Truc spent nearly a decade at Booz Allen Hamilton as Vice President in the Automotive Practice, focusing on innovation process improvements, large-scale transformation and expansion strategies for clients around the world.
“François’s brings more than two decades of industry and consulting experience, leading assignments for large-scale automobile and electronics clients around the globe,” Yannick Binvel, President, Global Industrial Markets, Korn Ferry. “His innovative thinking and diverse background will be a strong fit for the Automotive Practice and our firm.”
Mr. Truc earned a B.S. in mathematics, physics and chemistry and a B.A. from École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris as well as an M.B.A., with distinction, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is bilingual in French and English, and has working knowledge of German.
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