LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that Matt Espe has been elected to the company’s board of directors.
Espe brings to Korn Ferry’s board extensive leadership experience having served for more than two decades on public and private company boards, including, most recently Wesco (NYSE: HOUS) and Anywhere Real Estate, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), among others.
Espe started his career at General Electric Company, where for more than two decades he held increasing roles of responsibility.
Later in his career, along with other leadership roles, he was Chief Executive Officer of multiple companies, including Armstrong World Industries, a global producer of flooring products and ceiling systems; Ricoh Americas Corporation, an information management and digital services company; and IKON Office Solutions, a document management services company.
Espe currently serves as operating partner at Advent International, a private equity investment firm.
“We are pleased to have Matt join our board of directors,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. “Matt’s extensive credentials at world-class organizations will be a great fit for Korn Ferry and our diversification strategy.”
“Matt brings outstanding leadership and operational credentials to our board of directors,” said Jerry Leamon, Non-Executive Chair of Korn Ferry’s Board of Directors. “We expect that Matt’s experience will further expand our board’s capabilities and will meaningfully impact Korn Ferry.”
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