Korn Ferry
Paula Gimenez

Paula Gimenez



Paula Gimenez is a Principal for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the firm’s Toronto office.

Ms. Gimenez works with clients from various industries in developing, designing, implementing and interpreting compensation strategies for executives, directors and non-executives that reinforce the attainment of business goals.

She has delivered successful business solutions for organizations and provides expertise to clients in a broad array of industries including mining, utilities, financial services and technology. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Hay Group Canada in 2012, Ms. Gimenez held a consultant position with Korn Ferry Hay Group in Brazil, providing clients with consulting services for all levels of employees. She also worked in various roles in the human resources area for companies such as BankBoston, Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) and Natura. Areas of expertise include executive pay and governance, short- and long-term incentives design, job evaluation and measurement.

Ms. Gimenez holds a bachelors degree in business administration from Universidade São Marcos, with a master’s of business administration in human resources from Fundação Instituto de Administração. She has attended organizational dynamics and financial analysis courses at Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

She is fluent in Portuguese and has a good working knowledge of English.