Jill Wiltfong Joins Korn Ferry As Chief Marketing Officer


LOS ANGELES, January 16, 2018 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Jill Wiltfong has joined the firm as chief marketing officer. Mrs. Wiltfong will be responsible for global brand and marketing strategy and will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Mrs. Wiltfong brings to Korn Ferry over 20 years of marketing experience. She joins the firm from global industrial advisory DEKRA Insight, where she was most recently senior vice president and head of business innovation and strategic marketing.

Prior to that, Mrs. Wiltfong held marketing roles at Ipsos and The Gallup Organization. She began her career as a television news anchor.

“Jill has a unique ability to devise innovative, global marketing strategies that shape the voice of a brand,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. “She is an expert marketer and corporate leader who has a successful track record of unifying companies from the inside out, bolstering client and employee engagement to achieve greater business outcomes. We are thrilled to have her lead us through this exciting next chapter of the Korn Ferry brand.”

Mrs. Wiltfong earned a B.A. in Journalism from University of Texas and an MBA from Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Business.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help companies design their organization – the structure, the roles and responsibilities, as well as how they compensate, develop and motivate their people. We also help organizations select and hire the talent they need to execute their strategy. Our approximately 7,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries.

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