William Westwood

William Westwood

Senior Client Partner


Since joining Korn Ferry in 2000, Mr. Westwood has directed a number of large, executive-level assessment engagements for prominent clients of the Firm. He also led the initial global rollout of the integration of assessment into Korn Ferry's Executive Search practicee.

Mr. Westwood came to Korn Ferry from Motorola, where he was director of global leadership and organization development for the Communications Enterprise, the largest single business unit within Motorola. Mr. Westwood played a critical role in designing a state-of-the-art leadership supply process for the company. He also drove change in the areas of organization design, leadership assessment, and succession planning. His experience further included executive coaching, career planning, and development of Motorola executives.

Prior to joining Motorola, Mr. Westwood was a principal and a human resources strategist for two international consulting organizations. During his tenure as a consultant, he served clients in virtually every industry and sector.

He began his professional career managing contracts and IT projects for Chicago and San Francisco city governments.

Mr. Westwood holds a master's in business administration from Stanford University, a master's degree in social psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a bachelor's degree in sociology from New College in Sarasota, Florida.