WASHINGTON, June 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), a global organization consulting firm and the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), the world’s largest network of private equity and hedge fund companies, announced jointly today they create an exclusive partnership to collaborate on a series of transformational initiatives to improve the mix of diverse talent and create more inclusive organizations in the alternative investment industry.
The partnership brings Korn Ferry’s vast global resources and an innovative approach to inclusive talent acquisition and leadership development to the diverse space of investment managers in a thoughtful and intentional manner. He also leverages NAIC’s strong professional network and in-depth knowledge as a diversity thought leader in the alternative investment industry.
Thanks to this collaboration, Korn Ferry will support several key NAIC initiatives designed to increase the representation and foster the success of diverse professionals in the private equity and hedge fund industry. Additionally, the relationship will focus on future programs that will provide substantial solutions to increase diverse representation in financial services and place leadership talent with NAIC member firms and their holding companies.
“We are very happy to collaborate with Korn Ferry, a global leader in organizational consulting and leadership development, ”said Robert L. Greene, President and CEO of NAIC. “The complementary capabilities of our respective organizations will undoubtedly lead to significant and much needed progress in our industry.”
“We are delighted to partner with NAIC to help expand opportunities for professionals of diverse backgrounds and support the development of future leaders in the financial services industry,” said Mark Arian, CEO of Korn Ferry’s Consulting company. “Organizations today recognize that diversity and inclusion are business imperatives that accelerate performance.”
About Korn Ferry: Korn Ferry is a global organization consulting company. We work with our clients to design optimal organizational structures, roles and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward and motivate their workforce while developing professionals as they navigate and advance their careers.
About the NAIC: Founded in 1971, the National Association of Investment Companies is the industry’s trade association and the largest network of private equity and hedge fund companies owned by various owners. The membership base of the NAIC consists of 120 corporations that collectively manage more than 225 billion dollars in assets on behalf of the largest institutional investors in the United States
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SOURCE National Association of Investment Companies