Agustina Mendez

Agustina Mendez

Associate Client Partner


Agustina Mendez is the Head of Expertise for the South African region, and is based in our Johannesburg office. Her role is to work with our Advisory Business Consultants in developing complex people solutions that address our clients’ real business needs.

Ms. Mendez has worked with a wide variety of local and global clients assisting them in the design and implementation of solutions across the entire HR value chain.

The main focus of her work has been, in the recent years, on the design of solutions related to Leadership Transformation, Talent Management and Culture Change initiatives.

At Korn Ferry, Ms. Mendez has successfully helped clients in the private and public sectors like the South African Revenue Service, Sun International, Alexander Forbes, Standard Bank, Engen, Old Mutual, Kenya Airways, Wesbank, and others.

Ms. Mendez’s expertise has allowed her to work with top executives in defining the critical talent requirements for business success, and designing and implementing programmes that can bridge the gap between human capital demand and supply.

She has lead projects involving behavioural competency modeling, assessment processes, leadership & managerial development interventions, employee engagement measurement and design of retention strategies.

Her other areas of expertise include Job Evaluation, Job Family design, and Reward Strategies as well as helping organizations put in place the right reward tools to support the retention of critical skills.

Ms. Mendez joined Korn Ferry in 1998 leading Reward projects for the South American region and later transitioned to the Leadership & Talent practice area of Korn Ferry.

Ms. Mendez has a Masters Degree in Social Communication & Advertising (Universidad del Salvador, Argentina) and is accredited across all service lines and products of Korn Ferry.

Ms. Mendez is Argentinean and is fluent in English and Spanish.