Korn Ferry
William King

William King

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, North America

Los Angeles

Mr. King is responsible for managing Korn Ferry’s North American operations and helping the Firm drive initiatives aimed at assisting clients in addressing their most pressing talent management issues.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2001, Mr. King was vice president, finance for Allied Office Supplies, Inc., a national office products distributor and prior to that, he was vice president, finance and treasurer for Equity Marketing, Inc., a publicly traded global consumer products distributor. At both of these companies, Mr. King successfully integrated numerous acquisitions and raised equity and debt financing to support more than 400 percent growth at each company.

Earlier, Mr. King was the controller of a Los Angeles-based retail department store chain and consumer finance company. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, L.L.P. where he was a manager in the Firm’s emerging enterprise group.

Mr. King holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach.