ZURICH, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY) and leader in strategic talent acquisition solutions, today announced that Benoit Binachon has been appointed Managing Director of Futurestep France. Mr. Binachon has been hired to boost growth and further reinforce the Firm's consulting offering in France.
Mr. Binachon joins Futurestep with an extensive background in recruitment and professional services. Over the past 15 years, he has built and developed numerous fast growing businesses in management consulting, engineering and recruitment to address the needs of medium to large companies, mainly in France.
Most recently, he was the Managing Director and co-founder of Business effiScience, a technology-based management consulting firm that employed 40 people across Europe and the United States with a turnover of EUR 10m. Prior to that, he launched and developed Michael Page's Engineering Consulting business in France, which he grew to 150 employees before the business was sold. Previously, he was an Executive Director of Michael Page International, where he led the Engineering and Technical recruitment department.
"We are very pleased to add someone of Benoit's caliber and experience to our leadership team in Europe. Benoit brings to Futurestep significant experience in addressing top-management needs through a consultative approach and tailor-made solutions. He will play an integral role in leading and advancing our strong presence and reputation as an integrated talent management firm in the region," said Joel Perrenoud, President of Futurestep, EMEA.
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.
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