What Makes an Exceptional HR Leader?

Contrary to popular belief, Korn/Ferry’s latest research has found that having a stint outside of the HR function is not a pre-requisite step in the career paths of exceptional HR leaders.

What Makes an Exceptional HR Leader? draws on 36 in-depth interviews with current and aspiring HR leaders across Europe. Building on the insight of interviewees, the Korn/Ferry team discerned what characteristics are needed, how they are acquired and developed, and how executives can optimize their career track.

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  • Evelyn Orr

    Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Korn Ferry Institute

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  • Joseph Calleja, Psy.D.

    Vice President, Assessment Services, EMEA

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  • Yannick Binvel

    President, Global Industrial Market

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