Folke Friis-Frederiksen
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Folke Friis-Frederiksen

Senior Client Partner

Folke Friis-Frederiksen is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Copenhagen office where his focus is on advising financial services and private equity clients in all talent management solution aspects. In addition, he specializes in the appointment of CFOs and senior finance professionals.

Previously, Mr. Friis-Frederiksen served as partner in a leading search firm where he worked closely with clients in various segments of financial services, covering banking, life & pension, asset management, insurance and brokerage firms. His assignments covered all areas from general management, financial advisory, sales, market operations, risk management, treasury, legal and administrative functions.

Mr. Friis-Frederiksen began his career in investment banking in 1989 and has worked at Goldman Sachs, ABN AMRO and Nordic investment banks where he focused on executing M&A and ECM transactions for numerous corporate, private equity and public sector clients.

Mr. Friis-Frederiksen received his MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is fluent in Danish, English, Swedish and Norwegian.