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Richard Emerton to join Korn/Ferry

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London, United Kingdom - May 13, 2010, London, United Kingdom - Korn/Ferry International, a global provider of talent management solutions, announced that Richard Emerton will be joining the firm as head of the board & CEO practice for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

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Mr. Emerton will be joining Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles, where he was head of the U.K. Board and CEO Practice, a member of the European and global Board Practice and responsible for overseeing all board search and advisory work in the U.K.

Additionally, for two years he was the Managing Partner of Heidrick and Struggles' Leadership Consulting business in EMEA.

Prior to working in executive search, Mr. Emerton was a partner at Arthur Andersen.

Throughout his career, Mr. Emerton has worked on a wide-range of senior-level executive and non-executive assignments, including chief executives, chairmen and non-executive directors of Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 companies.

He specializes in board effectiveness, chairman and CEO succession, executive development and issues of strategic leadership risk.

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