Casey Kelly
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Casey Kelly

Senior Client Partner

Casey Kelly is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry's Singapore office, where he is a member of the Firm's Global Industrial Market.

Mr. Kelly specializes in international C-Suite and board searches within the industrial sector, particularly for aviation, aerospace & defence, logistics, transportation, supply chain management and natural resources.

Throughout his 25-year intercontinental career, he has helped to place and develop high-caliber talent both as an executive recruiter as well as a senior leader at ABB, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Cathay Pacific Airways, and a number of private equity operating companies. Mr. Kelly uses his insider experience in managing supply chains, procurement, operations, and industrial divisions valued between US$500 million to US$22 billion to assist clients in identifying senior talent. Involved with industrial markets in Asia Pacific, Russia/CIS, EMEA and the Americas since 1985, he has built extensive networks around the world.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Kelly was a partner in another global search firm, and a regional leader of their global supply chain & operations and transportation & logistics practices in Asia Pacific. Earlier, he was a partner with an international provider turnaround/restructuring and start-up solutions for strategic procurement, supply/value chain management and asset management solutions, for private equity, sovereign fund and multinational clients. His focus was leading supply chain management and operations transformational projects covering supply chain planning, procurement, customer service, contract manufacturing and transportation, and logistics in Asia, CIS and Europe.

Mr. Kelly received his bachelor's degree in international relations/economics and management from Beloit College, Wisconsin and completed graduate studies in economic development planning at Uppsala University, Sweden.

He is fluent in a number of European languages, including conversational Mandarin.