HONG KONG, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE :KFY ), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has hired Andrew Warneck as Managing Principal to lead its Leadership and Talent Consulting (LTC) business in Hong Kong.
Mr. Warneck will focus on strengthening the LTC business in Hong Kong, with an emphasis on regional clients and the financial services market.
A human capital strategist and a thought leader for talent development, Mr. Warneck spent the last 15 years in banking as a senior human resource and organizational design leader with Marks & Spencer, HSBC, Merrill Lynch and ING in roles covering executive development, leadership development, talent management and learning and development.
Specializing in building cross-functional team effectiveness and creating a high performing and engaging corporate culture, Mr. Warneck has designed and led people strategies that have achieved sustainable talent pipelines and highly engaged employees. He has also led HR projects related to start-up, divestment, joint venture and acquisition.
"Andrew is a highly experienced professional who works with C-level leaders to improve individual and team performance. His influence and problem-solving capabilities enable him to work with top teams to help them shape, articulate and deliver a successful firm-wide talent and development agenda," said Indranil Roy, managing director of LTC in Asia Pacific. "He will be instrumental in helping us to build on the momentum and grow the LTC business to its full potential."
Mr. Warneck is a practicing coach, facilitator and qualified practitioner of psychometric tools that help with leadership assessment. He is a frequent contributor to human resources news journals and speaker at industry events.
About Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting
Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting helps companies implement their business strategy and achieve high performance by improving the effectiveness of their organizations, executive leadership and talent management programs. Korn/Ferry's solutions are delivered by a global team of consultants, supported by research-based and market-leading intellectual property, methodologies and tools.
About Korn/Ferry International Asia Pacific
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. Korn/Ferry was the first major global executive search firm to operate in Asia Pacific when it opened its doors in Tokyo in 1973 and today has 18 offices in key business centres throughout the region, including: Auckland, Bangalore, Beijing, Brisbane, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Mumbai, New Delhi, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo and Wellington. Based in Los Angeles, the Firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit www.kornferryasia.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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