Korn Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting Named as a Bersin & Associates 2012 Learning Leader in Vendor Innovation

LOS ANGELES, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 — Korn/Ferry International, (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions—has been selected as a 2012 Bersin & Associates Learning Leader in Vendor Innovation. The Bersin Learning Leader Award recognizes Korn/Ferry Navigator™, a competency-based approach to high-impact leadership development addressing multiple levels within an organization.

“Korn/Ferry International was selected a Learning Leader for Vendor Innovation for its Korn/Ferry Navigator™, a modular leadership-development program designed to address the development of competencies that are most crucial and in greatest demand for today’s leaders,” said Laci Loew, senior analyst, Bersin & Associates. “Its menu-based approach allows users to select leadership development options that match their needs and goals. Many of the modules are also designed to accommodate tailoring for diverse global market requirements.”

Bersin & Associates is a premier research firm empowering Human Resource organizations to drive bottom-line impact. The Bersin Learning Leader Awards, now in its sixth year, is a research-driven program designed to recognize innovation and excellence in critical areas of HR, learning, and talent.

Korn/Ferry Navigator clients select program components from a modular menu including leadership assessments, workplace challenges, coaching, and a wide array of other learning experiences. Solution elements are linked to the development of specific competencies, enabling organizations to direct resources toward the development of the skills and characteristics that are most crucial, in greatest demand, or are otherwise best suited to their specific needs and goals.

Ana Dutra, CEO of Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting, commented, “We are delighted Bersin has recognized this new and innovative approach to achieving high-impact results in leadership development. The Korn/Ferry Navigator program and curriculum leverages 30 years of Korn/Ferry powered by LOMINGER leadership competency research and is being used by many of our Fortune 500 clients. Navigator is uniquely adaptive to our clients’ specific and strategic leadership development needs.”

About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, engage, develop, and retain their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.