Korn Ferry Appoints Harry Pilkington as Senior Client Partner

LONDON, December 11th, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Harry Pilkington has joined Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann as Senior Client Partner in the Financial Services Practice.

Mr. Pilkington, who will specialise in Wealth Management, will be primarily based in London but will also work across EMEA.

“Mr. Pilkington’s successful track record and experience will help us build further on the success of our financial services practice in EMEA.  We are delighted that he has joined the firm,” said Sonamara Jeffreys, Managing Director, UK and Head of Financial Services, EMEA

Mr. Pilkington joins Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann from a global search firm where he was head of the EMEA Wealth Management Practice.  Prior to that he worked for over ten years as a partner and head of the wealth management practice for a leading financial services executive search boutique.  Previously, Harry worked in investment sales at Henderson Investors. Mr. Pilkington began his earlier career at JO Hambro Investment Management in their graduate trainee programme to become a private client fund manager.

Mr. Pilkington holds a bachelor's degree in politics & international studies from the University of Warwick.

About Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann
Korn/Ferry International and Whitehead Mann merged in 2009 to establish Korn/Ferry Whitehead Mann, a key international hub for the global firm.  Since the merger, we have strengthened the UK team further and are now the largest office in the Korn/Ferry network, uniquely positioned to work with our colleagues around the world to improve our clients’ business performance through exceptional people.  Our Executive Recruitment, Board Services and Leadership & Talent Consulting teams work together seamlessly enabling us to attract, engage, develop and  retain leadership talent.  We have developed unique, proprietary techniques and science-based methodologies that help our clients gain competitive advantage.