Ronald Malachuk joins Korn Ferry as Principal

LOS ANGELES, December 17 2015 - Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Ronald Malachuk has joined the firm as Principal in the Industrial practice, specializing in Chemicals & Materials. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office.

Mr. Malachuk joins Korn Ferry from a global executive search firm, where he was responsible for providing talent-advisory services across multiple sectors, including agribusiness, chemicals, engineering and construction, materials, packaging and business-to-business services. He has conducted numerous Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Advisor searches for global industrial conglomerates, middle market manufacturing organizations, and portfolio companies of leveraged buyout and early-stage capital firms.

“Mr. Malachuk brings considerable talent acquisition, succession planning and leadership advisory experience to Korn Ferry,” said Neil Collins, Regional Market Leader, North America, Global Industrial Market. “Ron’s depth of experience in the executive search and industrial space will be a great asset to our firm.”

Prior to executive search, Mr. Malachuk worked at Wells Fargo as a finance leader, where he developed expertise in budget and forecast preparation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Malachuk’s experience includes corporate strategic planning, environmental compliance and project management with General Motors’ ElectroMotive Diesel division and Exelon Corporation.

Mr. Malachuk earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering and his M.S. in Environmental Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and his M.B.A. from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

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