Michel Buffet Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, May 01, 2019Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Michel Buffet has joined the firm as a senior client partner and global account lead. He specializes in leadership development and is based in Korn Ferry’s New York City office. 

Mr. Buffet joins Korn Ferry from YSC Consulting, where he was head of the Leadership Resilience practice in the Americas. Prior to that, Mr. Buffet was a managing partner at Fisher Rock Consulting and a partner at Oliver Wyman Delta, providing consulting services in organizational development and talent management.

Previously, Mr. Buffet conducted independent consulting in cross-cultural training and development at the Training Management Corporation and at Prudential Intercultural Services. Over his 20-year career, Mr. Buffet has advised organizations across a range of industries including life sciences, financial and consulting services, luxury goods, hospitality and entertainment.

“Michel is known for his expertise in leadership resilience, executive assessment and onboarding and high potentials programs,” said Mark Arian, CEO of Advisory, Korn Ferry. “He helps leaders identify and unleash their potential, fueling career progression and personal growth. We’re also very excited for him to drive our luxury goods subsector—he will be a great addition to the team.”

Mr. Buffet holds a PhD in organizational psychology from Columbia University and a doctorate in clinical human sciences from the University of Paris.

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Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.