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LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2015 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and talent, today announced that Ronald Porter has joined the firm’s Global Human Resources Center of Expertise. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s New York office.
Mr. Porter joins Korn Ferry from a global search firm, where for the past nine years he has served top-tier clients across multiple industries and markets recruiting Chief Human Resource Officers and assisting CHRO’s in building out high performance organizations.
Previously, Mr. Porter served as Vice President of Diversity and Talent Management, and ultimately Vice President of Corporate Human Resources at Pepsico, Inc. After leaving Pepsico, Inc. Mr. Porter was Chief Human Resources Officer of Polaroid Corporation.
“Ron is an experienced professional who brings to Korn Ferry a deep understanding of the leadership and talent management issues impacting today’s global organizations,” said Doug Charles, President, Americas, Korn Ferry. “His hands on experience working closely with many of the top global brands, as well his ability to navigate the human resources challenges facing companies today, will be a great fit for our firm and the clients we serve.”
Mr. Porter is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned his MBA from the University of Colorado.
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