Competitors that did not exist a few short years ago have forced established companies to abruptly close their doors after decades of service. Sector leaders have fallen by the wayside, and new powerhouses have emerged. At the heart of this sea change is the digital revolution. In this dynamic new atmosphere, new leaders are needed – smart, engaged leaders who think differently, act swiftly and build fully functional teams that can operate and thrive in a fast-paced digital world.
As companies invest heavily in digital growth, finding and attracting top leadership - chief digital officers but also chief data officers, chief technology officers, digital marketing officers, digital boards and more - is only part of the challenge. Often companies spend considerable time and money in hiring digital talent, only to realise that cultural and strategic differences result in a poor choice.
Korn Ferry works with clients spanning all areas of digital – from connected vehicles to digital education, digital health, digital insurance, digital media, digital payments and e-commerce – to synchronise their talent and strategy. Our organisational design, talent acquisition and assessment services create and nurture teams that are fit for purpose. And our leadership development, engagement and rewards services help organisations to establish strategic practices that dramatically increase retention and success rates, setting them up for continued innovation and disruption.