Sarah Lim joins Korn Ferry

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2015 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent authority on leadership and talent, today announced that Sarah Lim will be joining the firm as Head of the U.K. Consumer Practice and Sector Lead for Retail in EMEA. She will be based in the London office.

Ms. Lim has successfully assisted emerging brands, private equity investors and large multinational corporations in recruiting top leadership talent including CEO and COO positions as well as key leadership roles at Senior Vice President levels across buying and merchandising, multichannel and ecommerce, international business development and operations and logistics.

Ms. Lim brings to Korn Ferry more than 20 years of leadership and international search experience at global executive recruiting firms, where she specialized in serving clients with international brands.

“Sarah has developed an impeccable reputation among leaders at some of the world’s top retail and consumer organizations,” said Bernard Zen-Ruffinen, President, EMEA, Korn Ferry. “Her depth of experience in fashion, luxury, grocery, health and beauty and pure-play online retail, will be a strong asset to our firm's leadership and welcomed by our clients.”

Ms. Lim holds an MBA from Henley Business School. She is a Fellow of and Nominations Committee member for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply. She is also an active member of several professional organizations supporting the retail & consumer sectors.

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