Futurestep Appoints Greg Gerson and Geddings Roche as Sector Leaders, North America

Nov 07, 2012, 07:00 ET from Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that Greg Gerson has been appointed Sector Leader – Health Services and Geddings Roche has been appointed Sector Leader - Industrial.  Both Mr. Gerson and Mr. Geddings join Futurestep from Korn/Ferry International and will report to Bill Gilbert, Vice President and General Manager, Search, North America. 

"These appointments are a reflection of our commitment to Korn/Ferry's integrated strategy," said Byrne Mulrooney, Chief Executive Officer, Futurestep. "To meet the growing demand for professional search by our health services and industrial clients, we identified some of the best talent within our organization to further develop and support the Futurestep Search business in the North America region."

Based in Philadelphia and a member of Korn/Ferry's Healthcare Services practice, Mr. Gerson has significant experience with senior management and executive search assignments for community teaching hospitals, long-term care organizations, health systems and integrated delivery networks. 

With more than a decade of executive search experience and a member of Korn/Ferry's Industrial team, Mr. Roche has completed senior level search assignments in engineering, general management, operations and supply chain COE. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, he served as a director for one of the nation's largest structural steel contractors.  Mr. Roche will continue to be based in the Atlanta office.

"We are thrilled to welcome Greg and Geddings to the Futurestep team as they are known leaders in their respective sectors," said William Sebra, Futurestep President North America. "Both Greg and Geddings bring a depth of knowledge, impressive client reach and established partnership with Korn/Ferry Executive Search that will greatly benefit Futurestep North America across our integrated offerings."

About Futurestep Futurestep is the global industry leader in high-impact recruitment solutions; offering fully customized, flexible strategies to help organizations meet specific workforce needs.

Our clients turn to us for proven expertise, a global process and infrastructure, proprietary competency models, innovative sourcing strategies, and a unique approach to measure and optimize business impact.

As a Korn/Ferry Company, Futurestep can meet a variety of workforce requirements; from RPO and project recruitment, to single search and consulting, our solutions apply a truly world-class capability to deliver talent with impact, providing the experience and global reach to identify, attract and retain the people who drive business success. To learn more, visit www.futurestep.com.

About Korn/Ferry International Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

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