Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that Sherry Duda has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s Consulting business, focused on organization strategy. She will lead the client-facing mergers and acquisitions practice in North America and is based in the firm’s Chicago office.
Duda joins Korn Ferry from a global advisory firm where she led the North American organization acceleration practice. She has 20 years’ global consulting experience in merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory and performance transformation, including operating model and functional redesign, brand culture integration, talent strategy, organization communications, CEO and executive succession, and diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) strategy.
Prior to that she served as President & CEO of a Chicago-based culture-shaping firm specializing in brand and culture alignment and organization effectiveness. Earlier in her career, Duda has experience as the chief HR, talent, and DE&I officer for several Fortune 100 companies, including leading the talent related activities of the BP-Amoco merger.
“Sherry’s expertise and track record of delivering client benefits really complement and reinforce our team to further advance our growth strategy,” said Laura Manson-Smith, Global Leader Organization Strategy Consulting, Korn Ferry. “She has vast experience advising CEOs on transformation and culture change, with particular emphasis on the people, leadership and organizational aspects of transactions. We are delighted to have Sherry on the team.”
Duda holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Master of Arts in industrial psychology and organization effectiveness from Ohio State University.
About Korn Ferry
Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with our clients to design optimal organization 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.
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