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Pablo Golfari

Pablo Golfari

Korn Ferry Futurestep Sector Leader, Chemicals and Process Manufacturing, Search North America


Pablo Golfari is Sector Leader for search efforts across organizations in the Chemicals and Material Sectors (including performance materials, agribusiness, paper and packaging and construction materials) in Futurestep North America. He joined Korn Ferry in 2008 and transferred to the Futurestep Division as a Managing Consultant in the Industrial Practice in early 2013. Mr. Golfari is currently based in the Korn Ferry Miami office. His work has been focused on retained search projects in North America and also on projects with regional Latin America or global impact. 

Prior to Futurestep, Mr. Golfari served for five years as Senior Associate at Korn Ferry focused on global senior executive search execution within the Industrial Basic Materials (Chemicals, Constructions Materials, Paper and Forest, Mining & Metals) and the Global Supply Chain & Operations Practice. His search experience often included complex cross-border international assignments.

With over fifteen years of professional experience, Mr. Golfari's work spans multinational companies conducting business across the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and experience across senior executive search, third party logistics, retailing, high-valuables security, energy, healthcare, industrial manufacturing and financial services industries.

Before Korn Ferry, he held business development leadership positions in a global specialty logistics company, including High Valuables Logistics (international Armored Car Operations), and broader services.  Prior, he spent over five years with ExxonMobil in its Southern Cone (South America) Fuels Marketing Division, International Convenience Retailing Division. He has lived in several countries in South America, Italy and currently lives in the US.

Mr. Golfari has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami, with a concentration in Management Science, and a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the city of New York, specializing in Economics and Operations-Research; he is also a Six Sigma Green Belt.

He is fluent in English and Spanish, and has working knowledge of Portuguese and Italian.