Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) today announced that Jorge Gomar has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the Global Industrial Market practice. He will be based in the Dallas office.

Mr. Gomar joins Korn Ferry from a leading global executive search firm, where his talent advisory experience spanned chemicals, materials, packaging and industrial manufacturing. He has led assignments for publicly-traded, private equity-backed, and privately-owned companies.

Prior to executive search, Mr. Gomar worked with AlixPartners, where he was part of the interim leadership team responsible for the restructuring and turnaround of Eastman Kodak. Before that, he was a management consultant for A.T. Kearney.

Mr. Gomar has advised clients on growth strategy, profitability improvement, cost transformation, M&As, divestitures, post-merger integration, organizational design, manufacturing, procurement and supply chain optimization.

“Jorge has an exceptional track record in industrial leadership advisory,” said Neil Collins, Regional Market Leader, North America, Global Industrial Market, Korn Ferry. “He is known for his ability to effectively align with top leadership, assess optimization opportunities, and implement high-impact change at a global scale. Our team and clients will greatly benefit from his experience and expertise.”

Mr. Gomar received an MBA from the University of Michigan, an M.S. in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer.

SOURCE: Press release