Kathy Vrabeck '85 Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner
October 2, 2015
Kathy Vrabeck, a 1985 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) as senior client partner in the consumer markets, and will also working closely with technology clients.
She comes to the firm from Heidrick and Struggles, where she was global sector leader for the firm's media and entertainment practice and previously spent over two decades with leading interactive entertainment and consumer package goods companies, serving as president of Legendary Digital, EA Casual Entertainment and Activision Publishing. "Her early career includes marketing, sales, and finance positions with ConAgra, The Pillsbury Company, Quaker Oats, and Eli Lilly & Company," notes today's announcement.
"Kathy brings to Korn Ferry a deep understanding of the digital consumer and digital business landscape," says Doug Charles, president of Korn Ferry, Americas. "Throughout her career in industry and in search, she has developed strong relationships, successfully developing strong leadership talent and partnering with organizations in recruiting board directors, CEOs, and C-suite executives."
A French and economics major at DePauw, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa , Kathy Patterson Vrabeck earned her M.B.A. from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. She serves on DePauw's Board of Trustees and on the GameStop (NYSE: GME) board of directors. Vrabeck is chairing the committee charged with finding DePauw's 20th president.
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