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Arlene Kobayashi

Arlene Kobayashi

Korn Ferry Futurestep Practice Leader, Finance and Accounting, Search North America

Los Angeles

Arlene Kobayashi is a Practice Leader within Futurestep’s North American Financial Professionals search practice.

Ms. Kobayashi's core area of expertise is placing mid-senior level Finance professionals across a variety of functions including financial reporting, controllership, financial planning & analysis, strategy, risk management, internal audit, and tax.  She has partnered with a wide variety of organizations spanning multiple industries across North America.  

Ms. Kobayashi has over 9 years of Executive Search experience from both boutique and global recruitment firms. Prior to her career in executive search, she spent more than 10 years in Accounting and Finance roles, in positions of increasing responsibility, within both private and global multi-national organizations. 

She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Windsor.