Sept. 2, 2016 – The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that Bill Gilbert has been named President of Korn Ferry Futurestep North America. In this capacity, Gilbert will lead the strategy and profitable growth efforts for both the Search and Solutions businesses in the region.
Gilbert has been with Futurestep since 1999. In 2012, after serving in a number of revenue generating and leadership roles, he was appointed to his most recent role of Vice President and General Manager for Futurestep’s North America Search business.
“In his more than 17 years with the firm, Bill has come to be regarded as an exceptional leader and colleague, not only in North America, but across the globe,” said Korn Ferry Futurestep CEO Byrne Mulrooney. “Among his list of achievements, he led the restructuring of the Futurestep North American Search organization to align more closely with Korn Ferry by establishing market, sector and functional leadership and expertise, which has had significant positive impact on our go-to-market strategy.”
In his new role, Gilbert will drive the Futurestep strategy across the region and continue to work closely with Korn Ferry Executive Search and Korn Ferry Hay Group colleagues to ensure an integrated approach for all clients.