Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) announced that Amanda Henkel has joined the firm as a senior client partner. She specializes in Executive Search in the industrial market and is based in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office.
Ms. Henkel has led CEO, general management and CFO searches for large to mid-cap public, private, and private equity-backed companies. Throughout her career, she has advised clients on a broad spectrum of industrial sectors including building materials, capital equipment, industrial services, aerospace, automotive, chemicals and specialty materials, utilities, and automotive. She joins Korn Ferry from a top global executive search firm where she served as a partner in the Industrial practice.
Previously, Ms. Henkel developed an executive search capability within Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 200 company. There, she counseled leaders on talent acquisition strategy and led successful senior-level projects bringing top talent into multiple operating companies.
“Amanda has deep relationships across a portfolio of industrial manufacturing segments and further adds a consultative approach to addressing the strategic talent needs of clients,” said Neil Collins, regional managing leader, North America Industrial markets, Korn Ferry. “She brings tremendous expertise in the finance function and broader c-suite. We are excited to have her part of our team.”
Ms. Henkel holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University.