Korn/Ferry International Bolsters Financial & Board Services Market

    Rob Grandy to Head Asia Pacific

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 /CNW/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:   KFY), a
premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that
Rob Grandy will relocate to Hong Kong to head up the Firm's Financial Services
and Board Consulting business in Asia Pacific.  He will assume
responsibilities for the Regional Market Leader role previously held by David
Hui, who will transition the role to Rob over the next three months. Mr.
Grandy previously held the role of Global Managing Market Director which will
now be filled by Mike Franzino in New York.
    Before joining Korn/Ferry in 2005 to lead the Board Services practice in
Canada, Mr. Grandy spent more than 25 years in the financial services
industry.  Much of this was spent at Merrill Lynch Canada, where he served as
Chairman of Canadian Operations and Head of the Canadian Investment Banking
    "The strength of our Financial Services team has never been stronger,"
said Chief Executive Officer Gary Burnison.  "As we look ahead at the
tremendous opportunities that exist in China, India and throughout Asia
Pacific, positioning Rob in Hong Kong with his deep experience in both
Financial and Board Services will be a catalyst to propel further growth for
our business in this dynamic region."
    Mr. Grandy holds an L.L.B. law degree from the University of Toronto and
an M.B.A. from Harvard University.  He is also a member of the Law Society of
Upper Canada.
    About Korn/Ferry International
    Korn/Ferry International, with more than 80 offices in 39 countries, is a
premier global provider of talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles,
the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to identify, deploy,
develop, retain and reward their talent. For more information on the
Korn/Ferry International family of companies, visit http://www.kornferry.com.

For further information:

For further information: Anneli Ballard of Korn\Ferry International, 
+1-212-984-9350, anneli.ballard@kornferry.com Web Site:

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