Los Angeles — Dec. 3
Korn/Ferry International announced that it has appointed Jerry P. Leamon as director of the company’s board to fill the existing vacancy created by the retirement of former director Kenneth Whipple. The board has also appointed Leamon to serve on the audit committee of the board.
Leamon joins William R. Floyd, who was also recently elected to Korn/Ferry’s board of directors and appointed to serve on the compensation and personnel committee of the board.
Leamon brings nearly 40 years of global professional services experience to Korn/Ferry, including 30 years of service as a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where from 1996 until 2011 he served as a global managing partner of Deloitte.
Leamon holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Cincinnati and a CPA certification.
Floyd has more than 30 years of experience in service industries, including restaurants, lodging and health care. Previously he was chairman and chief executive of Physiotherapy Associates, chairman, president and CEO of Beverly Enterprises Inc. and president and chief executive of Choice Hotels International Inc. He also held various executive positions with PepsiCo Inc.’s restaurant group, including as chief operating officer of Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell Corp.
Floyd also recently served as chairman of the board of Buffet Holdings Inc., which through its subsidiaries owns and operates a chain of restaurants in the United States.
Floyd holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Source: Korn/Ferry International