Korn Ferry

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Korn Ferry is an organizational consulting firm serving public and private companies, middle-market and emerging growth companies, as well as government and nonprofit organizations. It operates through four lines of business: Consulting, Digital, Executive Search, and RPO and Professional Search. The Consulting line aligns organization structure, culture, performance, and people to implement growth by addressing four fundamental needs: organization strategy, assessment and succession, leadership and professional development, and total rewards. The Digital line offers an artificial intelligence (AI) powered, machine-learning platform to identify structures, roles, capabilities, and behaviors needed to drive business forward. The Executive Search line is engaged in board level, chief executive, and other senior executive and general management talent recruit. The RPO and Professional Search line combines people, process expertise, and IP-enabled technology to deliver enterprise talent acquisition solutions to clients.
TypePublic
Founded1969
HQLos Angeles, CA, US
Websitekornferry.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)7,889(-3%)
Job Openings415
Revenue (FY, 2022)$2.6 B(+46%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)$64.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Korn Ferry

Gary Burnison

Gary Burnison

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Robert Rozek

Robert Rozek

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President & Chief Corporate Officer
JT Saunders

JT Saunders

Chief Diversity Officer
Jill Wiltfong

Jill Wiltfong

Chief Marketing Officer
Byrne Mulrooney

Byrne Mulrooney

Chief Executive Officer, Korn Ferry RPO, Professional Search & Products
Mark Arian

Mark Arian

Chief Executive Officer, Korn Ferry Consulting
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Korn Ferry Office Locations

Korn Ferry has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and in 94 other locations
Los Angeles, CA, US (HQ)
1900 Avenue of the Stars #1500
Atlanta, GA, US
1201 West Peachtree Street Northwest
Boston, MA, US
One International Pl 10th Floor, Suite 1020
Chicago, IL, US
Willis Tower, 233 S Wacker Dr Suite 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 $2.64 b in FY, 2022
USD

Revenue (FY, 2022)

2.6b

Net income (FY, 2022)

330.8m

EBIT (FY, 2022)

470.1m

Market capitalization (4-Aug-2022)

3.5b

Closing stock price (4-Aug-2022)

64.8

Cash (30-Apr-2022)

978.1m
Korn Ferry's current market capitalization is $3.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Revenue

2.0b2.0b1.8b2.6b

Revenue growth, %

8%0%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

75.5m85.9m72.0m

Gross profit

1.9b1.9b1.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022Q2, 2022Q3, 2022

Revenue

496.2m504.2m528.0m346.9m437.8m477.9m588.1m643.4m685.0m

Cost of goods sold

17.1m18.4m30.8m14.3m15.9m20.0m22.0m24.3m31.7m

Gross profit

479.1m485.8m497.2m332.6m421.9m457.9m566.1m619.1m653.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

96%96%95%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Cash

626.4m689.2m850.8m978.1m

Accounts Receivable

404.9m397.2m448.7m590.3m

Prepaid Expenses

28.5m26.9m30.7m41.8m

Current Assets

1.1b1.2b1.5b1.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022Q2, 2022

Cash

424.6m464.4m563.7m542.8m553.1m694.1m649.3m725.4m

Accounts Receivable

432.8m458.3m472.3m375.2m435.4m448.4m512.9m608.1m

Prepaid Expenses

33.3m31.6m35.1m35.0m31.0m28.7m41.0m37.1m

Current Assets

975.1m1.0b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021FY, 2022

Net Income

104.8m107.0m115.6m330.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

46.5m55.3m61.8m63.5m

Accounts Payable

28.4m(6.0m)122.7m191.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

258.8m236.3m251.4m501.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022Q2, 2022Q3, 2022

Net Income

43.7m86.7m107.6m(30.9m)(2.8m)48.8m76.4m152.7m237.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.8m25.5m40.4m15.0m30.3m46.1m15.6m31.3m47.4m

Accounts Payable

(175.7m)(133.4m)(59.9m)(123.8m)(52.6m)22.6m(173.5m)(56.9m)70.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

(161.9m)(104.1m)57.1m(144.3m)(92.0m)54.3m(160.5m)(42.5m)221.5m
USDFY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

227.5k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Korn Ferry Operating Metrics

Korn Ferry's Customers was reported to be 13 k in FY, 2021.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Countries

37525352525353

Customers

13.83 k13.72 k13.04 k

Locations

78150114106104111101

Patents (US)

5

Korn Ferry Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Patina SolutionsApril 01, 2022
Lucas GroupOctober 21, 2021
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
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Korn Ferry Revenue Breakdown

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Korn Ferry revenue breakdown by business segment: 35.1% from Executive Search, 28.4% from Consulting, 15.8% from Digital and 20.7% from RPO & Professional Search

Human Capital Metrics

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Korn Ferry Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Korn Ferry Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Korn Ferry Online and Social Media Presence

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Korn Ferry Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    75/100

  • Compensation

    C

    65/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    69/100

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Korn Ferry News and Updates

Korn Ferry stock surges after profit and revenue beats, upbeat outlook

Shares of Korn Ferry shot up 4.0% in premarket trading Wednesday, after the staffing services company reported fiscal fourth-quarter record profit and revenue that rose above expectations, and provided an upbeat outlook, with shortages of skilled labor expected to persist for "years to come." Net i…

Catch, Don’t Release | A Workforce Optimization Podcast with Korn Ferry

  The pandemic has left employees feeling burned out and disconnected, resulting in a pent-up demand for new jobs and new opportunities. As the war for talent wages on, leaders are learning that money doesn’t buy loyalty anymore. As the needs of the talent market continue to evolve, organizations mu…

Brett Brende Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

Brett Brende has joined the firm as a senior client partner and global account leader in the firm’s Healthcare practice. He is based in the Minneapolis office.

Back-to-the-Office Slowdown: Korn Ferry Survey Finds Professionals Will Work Less When They Return

Going back to the office means a break from extra-long workdays, according to a new Korn Ferry survey.

Korn Ferry Russian Operations Suspension

- People are at the heart of our business and as the conflict in Ukraine escalates, our hearts go out to everyone whose lives have been forever changed. The Korn Ferry Charitable Foundation has also donated to the International Red Cross and the UN Refugee Agency to help the injured, displaced, and …

Marady Hill Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

Marady Hill has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s Organizational Strategy consulting practice. She is based in the firm’s San Francisco office.
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Korn Ferry Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Korn Ferry founded?

    Korn Ferry was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Korn Ferry key executives?

    Korn Ferry's key executives are Gary Burnison, Robert Rozek and JT Saunders.

  • How many employees does Korn Ferry have?

    Korn Ferry has 7,889 employees.

  • What is Korn Ferry revenue?

    Latest Korn Ferry annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is Korn Ferry revenue per employee?

    Latest Korn Ferry revenue per employee is $335.1 k.

  • Who are Korn Ferry competitors?

    Competitors of Korn Ferry include Aon, Willis Towers Watson and SkillSoft.

  • Where is Korn Ferry headquarters?

    Korn Ferry headquarters is located at 1900 Avenue of the Stars #1500, Los Angeles.

  • Where are Korn Ferry offices?

    Korn Ferry has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and in 94 other locations.

  • How many offices does Korn Ferry have?

    Korn Ferry has 101 offices.