Robert Mayes Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner in Firm’s North America Real Estate Practice

Los Angeles, March 14, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Robert Mayes has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Real Estate Practice.  He will based in the Los Angeles office.

Mr. Mayes joins Korn/Ferry from another global search firm where he managed executive level assignments on behalf a wide range of public and private real estate clients.  He has vast experience throughout the western region and on a national scale working across all real estate sectors and industry functions. 

“Bob has an extraordinary track record in the real estate industry and is widely respected as one of the leading consultants serving the leadership and talent needs of public and private companies engaged in the real estate business,” said Anthony J. LoPinto, global sector leader of Korn/Ferry’s Real Estate Practice.  “He brings the knowledge, proven track record and know-how to further establish Korn/Ferry as the real estate industry’s premiere talent management solutions firm.”

Caroline Nahas, Managing Director of Korn/Ferry’s Los Angeles office commented, “Bob adds considerably to our growing real estate credentials within the region.  His experience working closely with some of the top real estate organizations in the region strategically complements Korn/Ferry’s strong presence in the Western United States.”

Mr. Mayes began his career in search over two decades ago and has focused his practice exclusively on the real estate industry.  He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bowling Green State University.

About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry (NYSE: KFY), 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.

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