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Korn Ferry is a global people and organizational advisory firm. It helps leaders, organizations, and societies hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop and motivate their workforce.

TypePublic
HQLos Angeles, CA, US
Websitekornferry.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)8,198(-5%)
Job Openings556
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2 B
Share Price (Jun 2021)$66.5
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Korn Ferry

Pascal Gibert

Pascal Gibert

Co-President, EMEA
Alan Guarino

Alan Guarino

Vice Chairman, CEO and Board Services
Paul Hsun-Ling Chou

Paul Hsun-Ling Chou

Co-Managing Director & Senior Client Partner, Global Education Practice
Sonamara Jeffreys

Sonamara Jeffreys

Co-President, EMEA
Gary Burnison

Gary Burnison

Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc Laouchez

Jean-Marc Laouchez

President, The Korn Ferry Institute
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Korn Ferry Office Locations

Korn Ferry has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and in 87 other locations
Los Angeles, CA, US (HQ)
1900 Avenue of the Stars #2600
Atlanta, GA, US
1201 West Peachtree Street Northwest
Boston, MA, US
One International Pl 10th Floor, Suite 1020
Chicago, IL, US
233 S Wacker Dr #700
Dallas, TX, US
2101 Cedar Springs Rd #1450
Farmers Branch, TX, US
4100 Alpha Rd #1000
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Korn Ferry Financials and Metrics

Korn Ferry Revenue

Korn Ferry's revenue was reported to be $1.98 b in FY, 2020 which is a 0.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

477.9m

Net income (Q3, 2021)

51.6m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

65.2m

Market capitalization (7-Jun-2021)

3.6b

Closing stock price (7-Jun-2021)

66.5

Cash (31-Jan-2021)

694.1m

EV

3.5b
Korn Ferry's current market capitalization is $3.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.8b2.0b2.0b

Revenue growth, %

12%8%0%

General and administrative expense

237.4m352.0m259.0m

Operating expense total

1.6b1.8b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

478.4m506.8m486.2m496.2m504.2m528.0m346.9m437.8m477.9m

General and administrative expense

168.7m57.7m61.2m65.8m62.0m71.4m47.1m46.5m47.3m

Operating expense total

533.5m435.8m423.5m435.9m442.3m496.4m390.7m389.6m47.3m

Depreciation and amortization

11.7m11.0m11.7m12.8m12.7m14.9m15.0m15.3m15.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

520.8m626.4m689.2m

Accounts Receivable

385.0m404.9m397.2m

Prepaid Expenses

65.0m28.5m26.9m

Current Assets

1.0b1.1b1.2b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

135.9m104.8m107.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

48.6m46.5m55.3m

Accounts Payable

66.1m28.4m(6.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

219.1m258.8m236.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(38.6m)8.7m54.2m43.7m86.7m107.6m(30.9m)(2.8m)48.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.7m22.7m34.5m12.8m25.5m40.4m15.0m30.3m46.1m

Accounts Payable

(135.4m)(76.5m)(33.1m)(175.7m)(133.4m)(59.9m)(123.8m)(52.6m)22.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

(117.5m)(32.2m)101.0m(161.9m)(104.1m)57.1m(144.3m)(92.0m)54.3m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

13.3 x

EV/CFO

12.4 x

Revenue/Employee

238.1k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

P/E Ratio

22.7
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Korn Ferry Operating Metrics

Korn Ferry's Customers was reported to be 13.7 k in FY, 2020.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

375253525253

Customers

13.83 k13.72 k

Locations

78150114106104111
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Korn Ferry Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AchieveForumSeptember 30, 2019
Miller Heiman GroupSeptember 30, 2019
Strategy ExecutionSeptember 30, 2019
Hay GroupSeptember 24, 2015
Pivot LeadershipFebruary 12, 2015
Ninth HouseJanuary 02, 2013
Personnel Decisions InternationalDecember 06, 2012
Global NovationsSeptember 04, 2012
Avature - Avature Argentina Recruiting BusinessMarch 01, 2012
Avature - Avature USA Recruiting BusinessMarch 01, 2012
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Korn Ferry Revenue Breakdown

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Korn Ferry revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.1% from Consulting, 15.1% from Digital, 37.9% from Executive Search and 18.9% from RPO & Professional Search

Korn Ferry Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

99/100

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Korn Ferry Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Korn Ferry Online and Social Media Presence

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Korn Ferry Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Korn Ferry News and Updates

All “Teched” Up + No Place to Go? A 3-Part Podcast Series with Korn Ferry

As the world continues to go digital following the global pandemic, the half-life of digital skills and ongoing skill shortages are slowing companies down in their search for top talent. Failing to digitize your infrastructure presents challenges on both a global and local level. That’s why the need…

Allison Transmission, Korn Ferry, & Johnson & Johnson: Poised To Outperform

Starting 2021 by looking at the Long Ideas that performed poorly in 2020 that I remain bullish on.

Korn Ferry Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results of Operations

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FY'21 Second Quarter Performance Korn Ferry reports fee revenue of $435.4 million in Q2 FY'21, a decrease of 12% (decrease of 12% on a constant currency basis) from Q2 FY'20. On a quarter sequential basis, Q2 FY'21 fee revenue increased 27% from...

HRO Today Educational Podcast Series – Episode 31: Korn Ferry

The Future of Hiring: Why Virtual Solutions are Here for Good featuring Germayne Cade, VP, RPO Client Solutions, North America, Korn Ferry Historically, recruitment has centered around direct human interaction. But with social distancing restrictions amdist the COVID-19 pandemic comes questions rega…

CFC Taps Korn Ferry for Global Search of New Leader

Highly qualified executive sought to succeed longtime CEO Sheldon Petersen Highly qualified executive sought to succeed longtime CEO Sheldon Petersen

Beyond Total Shareholder Return: New Principles from The Aspen Institute and Korn Ferry Identify New Levers to Determine Executive Pay

New York, NY, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, in partnership with Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today released “Modern Principles for Sensible and Effective Executive Pay,” outlining a new path for executive compensation that moves from a shareholder…
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Korn Ferry Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Korn Ferry key executives?

    Korn Ferry's key executives are Pascal Gibert, Alan Guarino and Paul Hsun-Ling Chou.

  • How many employees does Korn Ferry have?

    Korn Ferry has 8,198 employees.

  • What is Korn Ferry revenue?

    Latest Korn Ferry annual revenue is $2 b.

  • What is Korn Ferry revenue per employee?

    Latest Korn Ferry revenue per employee is $241.2 k.

  • Who are Korn Ferry competitors?

    Competitors of Korn Ferry include System One, Experis and Tatum.

  • Where is Korn Ferry headquarters?

    Korn Ferry headquarters is located at 1900 Avenue of the Stars #2600, Los Angeles.

  • Where are Korn Ferry offices?

    Korn Ferry has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and in 87 other locations.

  • How many offices does Korn Ferry have?

    Korn Ferry has 116 offices.