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Korn Ferry Recognizes Highly Engaged Organizations For 2017

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Korn Ferry Recognizes Highly Engaged Organizations For 2017

-- Companies From 21 Countries Honored with Firm’s Inaugural Engagement Award --

-- Recognition Based on Study of Employees Across the Globe --

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LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2017 - Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that top organizations in 21 countries are being honored with the Korn Ferry Engagement Award based on a global study of employees.

As part of Korn Ferry’s evaluation process, employees weighed in on their overall engagement with questions geared to measuring their degree of pride in working for their companies and to the likelihood that they would recommend their employer as a good place to work. The winners were selected based on the percentage of positive responses in these key areas.

The organizations recognized as outstanding employers for 2017 (demonstrating the highest levels of engagement among their employees) are companies that hold one of the top three highest scores within their respective countries of operation among the 21 countries included in the study.

Korn Ferry recognized the following companies, with many of the recipients being honored in multiple countries of operation:

Aegon (Netherlands)

Alsalam Aerospace Industries (Middle East)

Canadian Institute for Health Information (Canada)

Capital One Financial Corporation (US, United Kingdom, Canada)

Channel Four Television Corporation (United Kingdom)

CHEP, a Brambles Company (Australia)

Commerce Bank (US)

Costa China (China)

DNV GL (Netherlands)

EDP (Portugal)

Elders Limited (Australia)

Eurofarma (Brazil)

GETRAG (Mexico)

Groupe Dynamite (Canada)

Groupe Renault (Chile, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland)

ICON Plc (India)

Kering (France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland)

Kimberly-Clark (Argentina, Brazil, China, Switzerland)

Landmark Hospitality (Middle East)


Mount Alvernia Hospital (Singapore)

National Bank of Fujairah (Middle East)

Nationwide Building Society (United Kingdom)

Nissan Motor (Japan)

Red Eléctrica (Spain)

Rentokil Initial (Germany, India)

Santander (Argentina, Chile, Italy, Portugal)

Singapore Management University (Singapore)

Telefónica (Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Spain)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. (France, Mexico, Poland)

Unidas (Brazil)

ViaSat (US)

Vodafone (Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal)

WILO Group (India)

Wilo Salmson France (France)

“Korn Ferry’s Employee Engagement Awards recognize organizations that have built best-in-class levels of engagement within the countries they operate, as measured through our employee study,” said Ben Hubbard, Korn Ferry Director of Culture and Engagement. “Receiving this award is a true accolade, as it showcases those companies that are building work environments in which people can thrive.”

Employee engagement is widely used as a critical performance indicator by the world’s most progressive enterprises. Korn Ferry research shows high levels of engagement can help boost revenue growth by up to two and a half times over peer companies.

“Having a highly engaged workforce is no longer a ‘nice to have,’” said Hubbard. “An engaged workforce has the power to deliver tangible competitive advantage in the ever-evolving war for talent and discretionary performance.”

About the Engagement Study

The study analyzed recent Korn Ferry Employee Engagement Survey data from a portfolio of clients in 21 countries across the globe. The winners are companies that hold one of the top three highest scores within their respective countries of operation, with some countries recognizing four companies in the case of a tie.

For a full list of winners, click here. To learn more about Korn Ferry Hay Group Culture and Engagement products, click here.

About the Korn Ferry Institute

The Korn Ferry Institute, our research and analytics arm, was established to share intelligence and expert points of view on talent and leadership. Through studies, books and a quarterly magazine, Briefings, we aim to increase understanding of how strategic talent decisions contribute to competitive advantage, growth and success. Visit kornferry.com/institute for more information.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm. We help leaders, organizations, and societies succeed by releasing the full power and potential of people. Our more than 7,000 colleagues deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep divisions. Visit kornferry.com for more information