Korn Ferry
Jana Kupkovičová

Jana Kupkovičová

Managing Principal


Ms. Kupkovičová’s extensive experience in working with many different cultures is invaluable in gaining the trust of her clients. Her consultative approach ensures that client leaders are equipped to build the organizational capability to address short and long-term business challenges.

Ms. Kupkovičová has a diverse background in business development, consulting, sales, and HR management at a national, regional and global level. Her experience working with organizations in the financial, manufacturing, technology, medical, and telecommunication industries affords her a strong understanding of the business issues that challenge various functional areas across organizations.

Partnering with clients to strengthen their position in the market and increase their business performance through building human resources capabilities has been the foundation of her career for the last sixteen years. She has worked with organizations helping them to improve employee retention and satisfaction, design more effective processes to improve overall efficiency, reduce manufacturing errors and improve overall quality, and accelerate the integration process after mergers and acquisitions.

As an executive coach, she is results-oriented and pragmatic. Her coaching clients appreciate the detailed feedback she provides and how she speaks about her observations very openly. Each of her coaching sessions end with planned actions steps or a defined procedure for the next period of time.

Prior to joining the Firm, she held an HR manager role at DHL Slovakia, a managing director role at European Arab Trading Company, and was a lecturer for the Slovak Technical University.

Ms. Kupkovičová holds a doctoral degree in German grammar and literature and a master of arts degree in translation and interpretation from Comenius University, as well as a world bachelor of business degree in qualification for personnel and organizational development.