Sassan Yussefi Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2019 - Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Sassan Yussefi has joined the firm as a senior client partner. He is based in Korn Ferry’s Frankfurt office.

Yussefi brings to the firm more than 15 years of experience in leadership consulting and executive search. He joins Korn Ferry from an international executive search firm where he was a member of the global healthcare and life sciences, digital, technology, HR, and leadership consulting practices. Previously, he was a senior director of advisory services at CEB, now Gartner, with a focus on assessment, succession management and executive coaching.

Yussefi’s assignments included multiple senior general management leadership roles, including CEO and board directorships. His focus has spanned numerous areas, including medical, regulatory, government, public affairs, quality systems, and research and development.

“Sassan has a track record as a leader in executive search and the advisory business,” says Hubertus Douglas, office managing director, Frankfurt. “With these experiences, he is a perfect fit for the integrated consulting approach Korn Ferry is offering its clients.”

Yussefi holds a master’s degree in psychology and a PhD in business administration from ESCP Europe Business School.

About Korn Ferry

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.