Futurestep Names Jeanne Macdonald as Vice President and General Manager, RPO and Recruitment Solutions, U.S.

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LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2010 — Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE:KFY) and leader in strategic talent acquisition solutions today announced the appointment of Jeanne MacDonald as Vice President and General Manager, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Recruitment Solutions, U.S.

In her role, Ms. MacDonald will provide operational leadership and oversee the strategic development and growth of Futurestep’s RPO and Recruitment Projects business in the U.S. She brings deep experience to her new position, with a record of success in growing Futurestep’s business and in helping enterprise clients apply RPO to address their strategic recruitment challenges and opportunities.

Prior to her current role, Ms. MacDonald was Vice President of Strategic Account Management in the U.S. where she was responsible for the growth of key client relationships. She has been with the Futurestep since 1998 and has extensive experience working with clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, life sciences, advanced technology and media convergence.

“Over the past decade, Jeanne has played a crucial part in the growth of Futurestep’s U.S. business and its success as a provider of RPO solutions,” said Ed Newman, Leader, Futurestep U.S. “As leader of our RPO and Project Recruitment in the US, she provides the leadership and industry experience that is critical for addressing the growing demand for Futurestep’s Strategic Talent Acquisition Solutions.”

Over the past decade, Futurestep has gained recognition as a top company in the outsourced recruitment and RPO industry. In 2008 and 2009, the company was named on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen list of top RPO providers, underscoring the depth of its solutions and quality of its service.


About Futurestep
Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Talent Acquisition Consulting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit futurestep.com.

About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

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