Doug Charles

Doug Charles

President, Americas
President, Global Consumer Market

Reston

Doug Charles is the President at Korn Ferry and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. Based in Reston he oversees Korn Ferry’s Americas region and Global Consumer operations.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Charles spent 15 years with Capgemini in a number of executive roles, including leading the North American National Industry Groups and CEO/President of Capgemini’s Government Solutions business. He also served five years at SAIC, where he led the 3,000 person Commercial Business Services global business unit. He began his career as an electrical engineer in the energy sector with Entergy Corporation. 

His areas of expertise include enterprise include wide transformation in Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, Consumer Products, Retail, Life Sciences, and Government Industries.

In addition to driving organizational change, he led efforts to introduce technology innovations in supply chain, information management, digital, outsourcing, and mobility. 

Mr. Charles graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelors of science in electrical engineering and masters of business administration from Tulane University.