Korn Ferry
Eric Neumann

Eric Neumann

Senior Partner


Eric Neumann is a Senior Partner in Korn Ferry’s Leadership and Talent Consulting (LTC) practice, based in the Firm’s Chicago office. He also is the LTC lead for Korn Ferry’s Energy practice.

Mr. Neumann’s expertise is strategic talent management and over the course of his career he has worked with several companies across multiple industries to design and implement cutting edge talent solutions. He is one of the Firm’s most experienced and sought after executive assessors, coaches, and global client managers.

In a career spanning over 25 years Mr. Neumann has developed expertise in the delivery of succession planning initiatives, assessment, multi-rater feedback and executive coaching and has delivered these services on 5 continents. As a global client manager Mr. Neumann has managed relationships with some of the Firm’s largest clients, leading teams of consultants as large as 85. His clients range from a Fortune 5 oil and gas company to very successful family run enterprises. His industry experience includes oil and gas, heavy manufacturing, healthcare, utilities, financial services and consumer goods. He has extensive experience working with C-Suite Executives on down to first level supervisors.

Mr. Neumann came to Korn Ferry through the acquisition of PDI Ninth House. There he held diverse roles including Executive Consultant, Director of Client Solutions, and Assistant GM with the consulting staff reporting to him. Prior to PDI Ninth House he was a consultant at Medina and Thompson, PRADCO and Barrett and Associates and an instructor at the University of Akron. Mr. Neumann is a 9 time recipient of PDI Ninth House’s Chairman’s award for consulting and client management. He is also past President of the I/O division of the Illinois Psychological Association. He has been an invited speaker on topics ranging from interviewing skills and succession management to how to measure the ROI of talent management interventions.

Mr. Neumann holds both doctorate and masters degrees in Industrial Organizational psychology from the University of Akron and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Montclair State.