Chong Ng Joins Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company, as Business Development Director Asia

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HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ –

Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that it has appointed Chong Ng as Business Development Director for the Asia region. Mr. Ng has been appointed to help grow the company’s RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) business and enhance Futurestep’s go-to-market strategy across Asia.

Based in Hong Kong, with a focus across Asia, Mr. Ng will work closely with Futurestep and Korn/Ferry’s APAC leadership team to develop and deliver large–scale solutions in China, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Prior to joining Futurestep, Mr. Ng was the founder and Managing Director of Vantage Limited where he spent the past three years providing clients with outsourcing and IT consulting advisory services across Asia. Notably, Mr. Ng brings with him a wealth of leadership and outsourcing expertise having led a sales practice across thirteen countries in Asia Pacific as well as having negotiated significant outsourcing contracts in major markets during his 20 years with EDS in Asia and in the US.

“Chong joins Futurestep at an exciting time and his appointment further reflects the importance of our Asia business,” said James Mendes, Managing Director, Futurestep, Asia. “Chong brings significant Asia and international outsourcing experience to Futurestep. He will play an integral role in developing and advancing our strong RPO presence and reputation in markets across Asia.”

“As we look to increase our RPO presence and develop additional capabilities across Asia, Chong’s wealth of experience coupled with his considerable local market knowledge will be a significant asset to our business,” continued Mendes. “We have built real momentum, bringing on board a high calibre team of people with outstanding market knowledge, experience and impact that will enable us to further develop a truly client-focused business.”

“Futurestep’s existing footprint and track record in Asia provide us with the perfect platform from which to refine our RPO offering in the region to current and new clients,” said Mr. Ng.

Mr. Ng has an MBA (Finance) from Ball State University in Indiana and a BA (History & Religion) from Wabash College in Indiana.

About Futurestep
Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Talent Acquisition Consulting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit http://www.futurestep.com.

About Korn/Ferry International
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. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit http://www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and http://www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

SOURCE: Futurestep

CONTACT:
James Warnette,
+ 44 (0) 20 7024 9484,
james.warnette@futurestep.com

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