Korn Ferry
Katherine Lee

Katherine Lee

Senior Client Partner

New York

Ms. Lee specializes in senior-level executive search for marketing-driven and customer-focused companies, with a concentration on image-oriented consumer goods and services businesses. She works on chief executive officer, general management as well as senior sales management positions, both on the corporate and agency side of the business. Clients include privately held, entrepreneurial ventures, private equity-backed as well as Fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Lee is also a Steering Committee member of the firm’s Marketing Center of Expertise. The breadth of her marketing experience spans across integrated brand marketing, marketing communications, direct/digital marketing, and customer relationship management across multiple industries, including retail, consumer, healthcare, and professional services.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Lee was a marketing consultant for Mercer Human Resource Consulting, a global leader in HR and related financial advice and services. She spent three years at UBS, a global financial services firm, in marketing and event management roles focusing on Institutional and Retail clients.

Ms. Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts, in French from UCLA, and a Masters in Romance Languages from University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Benjamin Franklin Fellow. She speaks fluent French and lectured for two years at the University of Paris.