Korn Ferry
James Freer

James Freer

Director of Sales Operations, Korn Ferry Futurestep, North America

Los Angeles

James Freer is the Director of Sales Operations, North America. Based in our Los Angeles office, he leads the solution architecture/design/pricing, RFP Bid and large solutions proposal management across North America.

Mr. Freer and his team partner closely with internal and external business leaders to establish and prioritise the right solution to include the optimum blend of resources, processes, tools, and technologies to enable clients to meet their talent acquisition objectives. Mr. Freer is also responsible for Global Solution Design.

Mr. Freer joined Futurestep in February 2013 as a Solution Leader managing two onsite accounts in our APAC and EMEA regions. In June 2015, he moved to the North America business.

Mr. Freer has over 14 years’ experience in all facets of Talent Acquisition and Recruitment. Prior to joining Futurestep, he held multiple Talent Acquisition leadership positions managing onsite internal and RPO recruitment functions. He has key sector experience across Banking & Finance, FMCG, Telecommunications, Digital/Technology and Retail.

Expertise includes recruitment model design, implementation of Talent Management functions (RPO and insourced), optimization of recruitment functions, ATS Technology, employee branding, strategic sourcing, process improvement and optimization of talent acquisition functions

Mr. Freer has completed Undergraduate and Post Graduate studies in Human Resource Management from the University of Technology Sydney & Swinburne University Melbourne, Australia.