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Nanvit Singh Named Chairman and Country Head, India for Korn Ferry

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NEW DELHI, April 26, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has announced that Navnit Singh will be joining the Firm on May 3rd as Chairman and Country Head of India. He will also function as the Firm’s Global Technology Market Leader for India.

Based in New Delhi, Mr. Singh brings nearly three decades of market experience to service clients in the Talent Management space. He has built a successful practice, advising companies on CEO appointments and C-level team composition across multiple functional disciplines of both established and emerging technology companies in the software, hardware, Information Technology Enables Services (ITES) and professional services sectors. 

“Navnit is a business builder and leader who has built a strong reputation, and has a deep and unique understanding of the talent landscape in India.  His wealth of knowledge and deep relationships in the industry will strengthen the Firm’s client service capabilities and spur our multi-service practice and enterprise teams in our three India offices to higher levels of client service,” said Charles Tseng, President of Korn/Ferry Asia Pacific. “We are looking to expand our position and brand as the pre-eminent talent management provider in one of the world’s fastest growing markets.”

Mr. Singh joins Korn/Ferry from another global executive recruiting firm, where he was managing partner of the Global Technology & Services Practice for Asia Pacific and a member of the Global Chief Human Resources Officer practice.

Prior to executive search, Mr. Singh worked in India and New York in senior executive positions in human resources for companies such as HSBC Investment Banking, Ranbaxy, Modi Olivetti, Modi Corp and Punj Lloyd. He also started his own company in the HR consulting and search industry.

About Korn/Ferry International Asia Pacific
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. Korn/Ferry, based in Los Angeles, was the first major global executive search firm to operate in Asia Pacific when it opened its doors in Tokyo in 1973. Today it has eighteen offices in key business centers throughout the region. Korn/Ferry delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, engage, develop, and retain their talent.

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