LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Carlos Martins has joined the firm as President of Hay Group, South America. He will be based in São Paulo.
Mr. Martins joins Korn Ferry from a major global consulting firm where he led the People Advisory Services practice for South America and was also member of the Brazil Executive Committee. In these roles, he successfully consolidated and developed the firm’s presence in the region with a focus on growth and profitability, and actively contributed to the design and roll-out of company strategy across lines of business.
Mr. Martins’ consulting experience spans the strategic talent management spectrum including rewards & benefits, organizational design, data analytics, mobility and creativity and innovation, and he has worked primarily with large multinational and regional corporations across markets and sectors.
“Carlos is a recognized leader in the people and strategy space in South America,” said Dominique Virchaux, President, Korn Ferry South America. “He has an unparalleled understanding of the talent issues in the region and an impeccable track record of helping clients execute strategy through people. He will be a catalyst for business growth for the firm and for our clients.”
Mr. Martins has a degree in Management from the Municipal Institute of Higher Education (IMES) in São Paulo and a post-graduate degree in Global Business Management from the University of California Riverside. He also holds an MBA from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
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