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2011-05-04 16:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has appointed Sean Kim as Office Managing Director of its Seoul office. He assumes the role from Jonathan Holmes, who has moved to Dubai to serve as Managing Director, Middle East. Mr. Kim joined Korn/Ferry in 2006 as Client Partner and was promoted to Senior Client Partner in 2009. A member of the Firm's Global Technology Market, Mr. Kim leads the...

2011-05-02 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced the publication of No Fear of Failure: Real Stories of How Leaders Deal with Risk and Change (www.nofearoffailure.com), published by Jossey-Bass. The book takes readers behind-the-scenes and offers exclusive access to 12 of the world's prominent leaders - giving insight on the attributes that have driven their success and how they have...

2011-03-16 05:00:00

LONDON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that it has appointed Marisa Kacary as Global Vice President, Marketing. Ms. Kacary has been appointed to lead the company's marketing programmes and further build Futurestep's brand as the global leader in strategic talent acquisition solutions. Based in London but with a global remit, Ms. Kacary joins Futurestep with considerable industry experience. Most recently, she was Director of...

2011-01-06 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that Paul Pospisil, Ph.D. has joined the Firm as a Senior Client Partner in the Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice. He will be based out of the Firm's New York office. Mr. Pospisil joins Korn/Ferry after serving more than 15 years as an investor and operating executive in the biotechnology industry. He brings to the Firm strong...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'