James Day

James Day

Practice Leader, Supply Chain, Operations & Procurement, Professional Search


James Day is a member of Korn Ferry’s London office. He works within the Industrial Practice and leads the Supply Chain Practice Centre of Expertise (CoE) in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also focuses on B2B services and lead the Logistics Distribution & Transportation in EMEA for Korn Ferry Professional Search.

Mr. Day has over 15 years’ executive search experience. He is currently responsible for search assignments for Supply Chain appointments in the UK and internationally across the value chain – sourcing, procurement/purchasing, manufacturing, distribution and logistics.

He has a supply chain management track record spanning across a number of industry sectors and geographies, mainly within the consumer, retail and industrial sectors. Additionally, he has a track record of placing senior leaders in both commercial and P&L roles at ‘C suite’ level within the broader.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Whitehead Mann in 2005, he worked at Veredus (formerly PwC executive search) focusing on board and senior management appointments both in the public and private sector. 

His early career was with a reputable Financial Services boutique where he focused on searches within asset management, fund management and investment banking.

Mr. Day has a BSc. in Technology Management from Oxford Brookes University.