Dan Plunkett Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Partner

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2013 —Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Dan Plunkett has joined the firm as Senior Partner with Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. He will be based in Korn/Ferry’s New York office.

Mr. Plunkett joins Korn/Ferry from Mercer where he was Global Leader for the Mercer Delta CEO & Board Effectiveness Practice. During his time at Mercer, Dan worked closely with Chairmen, CEOs, and senior teams of numerous Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies.

Working closely with clients like Hewlett Packard, British Telecom, and Johnson Controls, Mr. Plunkett has nearly 25 years of experience as an executive and consultant in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

“Dan has deep experience working with CEOs, Boards of Directors, and senior teams on CEO effectiveness and development, board effectiveness, senior team development, CEO succession and governance,” said Lewis Rusen, President North America, Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. “His breadth of expertise and established reputation will be a great complement to the firm’s Leadership & Talent Consulting group.”

Mr. Plunkett received a PhD in Organization Behavior from the University of Texas in Austin, a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from East Tennessee State University.

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