Sarah Lim
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Sarah Lim

Managing Director & Sector Lead for Retail, UK & EMEA, Head of the UK Consumer Practice
London

Sarah is Managing Director & Sector Lead for Retail, UK & EMEA, and Head of the UK Consumer Practice at Korn Ferry.

Ms. Lim brings more than 20 years of leadership and executive search experience working at an international level across a range of publicly quoted, private equity backed and privately owned Retail, Pure-Play & Consumer businesses leading Non-Executive, CEO & Exec Committee appointments.

She is the author of the Annual Retail Chairman’s Survey and the Annual UK Retail CEO Tracker which tracks CEO changes and trends on an annual basis. She is renowned for working with retailers & international brands on board composition & recruitment, CEO succession & recruitment, and the appointment of leadership teams to drive growth and transform business performance.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Sarah was Managing Partner & Head of Retail EMEA; and former Head of the Retail and Consumer Practice UK – at other leading global executive search firms.

Sarah has an MBA specializing in Strategy & International business from Henley Business School and is a former Fellow of & Nominations Committee member for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply. She is an active supporter of the British Retail Consortium and a number of other professional organisations which support retail, hospitality & consumer sectors.

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