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Market Structure Changes Drive

New Opportunities and Pose Threats.

Financial Technology, Electronic Trading & Transaction Services

Within FinTech, Exchanges, Clearing, and E-Trading, human capital is your competitive advantage.

Korn Ferry’s Financial Technology, Electronic Trading & Transaction Services sector focuses on helping firms find, develop, and retain best-in-class talent using some of the best intellectual property in the human capital industry. We cover the range of players within the broad capital markets as well as the payments space. The challenges of the new economy demand highly innovative leaders who can lead through change, think outside the box and break down traditional trading models to gain market share and be out in front of market structure changes. We offer a full range of solutions designed specifically to address this sector’s needs – from strategic search to competency-based assessments and interactive leadership development programs, to one-on-one coaching, strategic talent design, and succession planning. Every business strategy demands a talent strategy. Korn Ferry has the solutions to meet your needs.

Market Structure Changes Drive New Opportunities and Pose Threats.

As the post-financial crisis environment continues to sift into place, regulatory revisions are driving trading to be centrally cleared. E-commerce platforms across all asset classes are broadening. Liquidity is becoming an important management requirement. Leverage ratio requirements will make trading decisions more complex. This environment calls for leaders who can reinvent the trading structure, manage risk, drive more efficient trading execution with middle office and back office processing, and behave strategically. These leaders must be highly learning agile and embody a diverse and rare combinations of skills, including high integrity, creativity, innovation, commitment to excellence, and entrepreneurialism. As competition to provide greater efficiency while leveraging technology increases, selecting and developing the best leaders must be an essential part of the business strategy.

Agile leaders for a critical time.

Korn Ferry is strategically positioned to meet the C-suite and functional talent needs of the FinTech, electronic trading and transaction services sector. Our experienced consultants are located in key financial centers around the globe, and work with leading companies to help them identify their C-suite and functional leader talent, drive their development, accelerate readiness, and reduce risk during executive transitions. We are the only firm who can help you both identify internal and external talent and develop them simultaneously through proven solutions that meet and exceed our client’s expectations. Our partners are expert in the evolving world of trading and transactions and are here to meet your evolving talent needs.