William F. Busch, III
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William F. Busch, III

Associate Client Partner

William F. Busch, III is an Associate Client Partner at Korn Ferry, based in the firm's Chicago Office.

For more than ten years, Mr. Busch has been helping Fortune 500 and private equity backed firms drive business growth through data driven, customer focused people strategies. His assignments include pre/post acquisition strategy, CEO succession/onboarding, and sales/service transformation.

Mr. Busch’s success as a C-level advisor and front-line change expert uniquely allows him to design and deliver integrated growth solutions for multichannel, multinational, and matrixed organizations. 

Mr. Busch’s expertise lies in strategy execution, culture transformation, people analytics, and talent development. He has extensive experience delivering transformation solutions in the global automotive, chemical, heavy equipment manufacturing, and healthcare industries.

Mr. Busch joined Korn Ferry from Gallup, Inc., a global analytics and advisory firm, where he was a managing consultant responsible for driving client vision, strategy, and growth.

Mr. Busch earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Tennessee State University, where he is also a founding member of the university Honor’s Program Alumni Affinity Group. Within Chicago, he is currently on the ambassador's board of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls serving at-risk youth in the Chicagoland area.