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|Traded as||NYSE: KFY|
|Founded||Los Angeles, California (1969)|
|Headquarters||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Founders: Lester Korn, Richard Ferry
CEO: Gary Burnison
|Revenue||US $619 million (Q3 FY12)|
|US $42 million (Q3 FY12)|
Number of employees
Korn Ferry, headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest executive search firm, and the largest publicly traded search firm in the United States, with 80 offices in North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Since the firm's inception, it has conducted over 100,000 senior-level searches. In the 2008 fiscal year the company produced a global revenue of $790.6 million and had 2,584 employees. With its 539 consultants globally, Korn Ferry ranked 3rd in the HSZ Media Ranking "The Global 20 - Americas Leading International Search Firms (ISSUE APRIL 2013), in which the International Executive Search Federation (The Aslon Group) ranked 1st, and AIMS International ranked 2nd.
The firm was founded in 1969 by Lester Korn and Richard Ferry. Gary Burnison, a former partner of KPMG, serves as the current CEO. Korn Ferry assists organizations in attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining their people. Services range from executive recruitment to leadership development programs, enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment outsourcing.
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