Pascal Smith to join Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LONDON, Sept. 12, 2013 —Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Pascal Smith will be joining the firm as Senior Client Partner within the Global Financial Services Market. He will be based in Korn/Ferry’s London office. His focus will be on further developing the firm’s global alternative investments expertise.

Pascal Smith joins Korn/Ferry International from another global executive search firm, where he served as co-head of the global Hedge Fund Practice. Pascal will be bringing to Korn/Ferry impeccable financial services credentials and an 11-year track record of recruiting within the sector. He has worked with some of the most well-established funds, in addition to funds in early stages of development. He has also served some of the leading hedge fund allocators, including sovereign wealth funds, family offices, endowments and fund of funds. Pascal's expertise spans investment roles, fund raising and investor relations, in addition he has conducted searches across all of the key functional areas.

"Pascal’s global approach to business, combined with deep experience and relationships at the highest levels of financial services organizations, are a strong fit for Korn/Ferry as we further extend our capabilities to clients throughout the region and beyond,” said Michael Franzino, Global Market Managing Director, Financial Services, Korn/Ferry International.

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