SINGAPORE, May 27, 2014–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today announced that Torbjorn Karlsson has joined the firm as Senior Client Partner. Mr. Karlsson will be based in Korn Ferry’s Singapore office.
Mr. Karlsson brings over 25 years of professional experience mingling business leadership with executive search consulting. He has held a number of senior leadership roles in aerospace companies including Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, Honeywell Aerospace, Cathay Pacific Airways, Rockwell Collins and Saab Aircraft in Asia-Pacific. In addition, Torbjorn has served as the Regional Managing Partner of the Industrial Practice with a global search firm in Asia Pacific and was instrumental in many critical leadership appointments across all industrial markets in the region as well as globally.
“Torbjorn has a valuable track record in sizing up commercial teams across Asia Pacific. His business experience and his insights on innovation are perfectly aligned with Korn Ferry smart growth leadership solutions,” said Peter Everaert, Managing Director, Industrial, APAC, Korn Ferry. “He will advise Boards, CEOs and Chief Growth Officers on the development of stronger commercial organizations, especially in South East Asia markets.”
“Torbjorn’s deep industry knowledge and expertise in the international C-suite, among boards and across a wide span of industries will be a great addition to our firm,” said Gerard Chai, Managing Director, Singapore, Korn Ferry.
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Source: Korn Ferry