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Korn/Ferry Appoints Charles Yong as Country Manager to Lead Strategic Expansion in Indonesia

2011-09-08 05:26 1170

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has appointed Charles Yong as Country Manager for Indonesia and Office Managing Director of its Jakarta office.

Mr. Yong is a member of the Firm's Global Industrial Market and has over a decade of executive search experience, specializing in senior-level assignments in the basic materials and resources sector, as well as in Supply Chain Management.

"Charles is an accomplished client service professional with deep regional account and client relationships across industries such as oil and gas, energy, agri-business and professional services," said Charles Tseng, president of Korn/Ferry Asia Pacific. "With the business community now facing more challenges in attracting, developing and retaining talent, Charles will build our team and practice in Indonesia, bringing our talent management solutions approach to help clients grow and achieve their business objectives. His wealth of industry and market knowledge will spur our multi-service practice in Indonesia to greater growth," he added.

Prior to joining Korn/Ferry, Mr. Yong was a management consultant with Accenture's strategic services practice in London. There he managed European-wide engagements, advising major corporations on strategy formulation, corporate restructuring and organizational development.  His earlier experience also includes working for Royal/Dutch Shell in exploration and production, based in Malaysia, and in the downstream businesses in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Korea.

Mr. Yong holds an MBA from INSEAD, as well as a bachelor degree in management information systems and a bachelor in accountancy from the Honors College of the University of Houston, Texas.

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.

Source: Korn/Ferry International
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