Korn Ferry’s Michael Hyter Named as One Of ‘The Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America’

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2018 — Korn Ferry Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Partner Michael Hyter has been named by leading African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine as one of “The Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.”

Hyter was chosen by Savoy from a list of more than 500 professionals working in industries ranging from banking and finance to healthcare and technology. The selection committee included members of Savoy’s editorial board, community leaders, and representatives from the academic and business arenas. The committee chose the 2018 “ Most Influential” award recipients based upon their exemplary professional accomplishments, community achievements and ability to inspire others.

“Mike’s commitment to talent management and leading the diversity and inclusion conversation has made an incredibly positive impact on Corporate America,” stated L.P. Green, II, Publisher of Savoy Magazine. “We are continually inspired by the success of his efforts and that of the other executives recognized, and we salute the corporations that support and value their diverse contributions.”

In his role at Korn Ferry, Hyter oversees the company’s Washington, D.C. office. Hyter joined Korn Ferry in 2012, after the acquisition of Global Novations, a leading diversity and inclusion consulting firm, where he served as president and managing partner.

“Mike is an innovative leader who has helped countless Fortune 1000 companies grow and enhance their business through unique and effective talent management programs,” said Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison. “Mike embodies our firm values and is widely respected by our colleagues and clients. We are honored that his service, professionalism and character is being recognized by Savoy Magazine.”

Besides his work at Korn Ferry, Hyter is also a successful author. His most recent publication is The Power of Choice: Embracing Efficacy to Drive Your Career. He is also co-author of The Power of Inclusion: Unlock the Potential and Productivity of Your Workforce. He has published extensive articles in publications including the Handbook of Business Strategy, Director’s Monthly, Profiles  in Diversity Journal, and Inc.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help companies design their organization – the structure, the roles and responsibilities, as well as how they compensate, develop and motivate their people. As importantly, we help organizations select and hire the talent they need to execute their strategy. Our approximately 7,000 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries.