Korn Ferry Completes Acquisition of Three Leadership Development Companies

Combination Bolsters Learning & Development and Training Offerings

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) has completed its previously announced acquisition of three companies in the leadership development area: Miller Heiman Group, AchieveForum, and Strategy Execution.

“We’re pleased to welcome three new leadership development companies to Korn Ferry. The combination brings a world-class portfolio of learning, development, and performance improvement offerings and expertise to Korn Ferry and will bolster our firm’s substantial leadership development capabilities,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with clients to design their organizational structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their workforce. And, we help professionals navigate and advance their careers.

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