Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Directors Views on Effective & Successful Governance to be Presented on Tuesday, November 19, 2002"
Minneapolis, MN November 6, 2002 - - Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), the world's leading provider of recruitment solutions, and Minneapolis-based law firm Fredrikson & Byron have scheduled a breakfast presentation for Tuesday, November 19, 2002 to present the initial findings of Korn/Ferry's "29th Annual Board of Directors Study" and to discuss corporate governance board issues. This year's study, conducted with Corporate Board Member, offers a timely update from a wide range of Fortune 1000 companies on the directors' views regarding effective and successful governance, as well as the efforts of boards to further develop their critical oversight role.
The breakfast presentation, taking place from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in Minneapolis, will feature, among others, Chuck King (Head of Korn/Ferry's Global Board Services Practice), John Stout, (Chair of Fredrikson & Byron's Corporate Governance Group), and Tom Holloran, (Professor Emeritus in the College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, and former President of Dain Rauscher and Medtronic). For more information or to register, contact Sue Puncochar at 612.372.6498.
About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), with over 70 offices in 36 countries, is the world's leading provider of executive human capital solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm works closely with clients worldwide to deliver customized executive search, management assessment and mid-level search services, including the identification of CEOs, COOs, CFOs, board members and other senior-level executives; the formal evaluation of senior management teams; and the recruitment of middle managers through its Futurestep subsidiary. For more information, visit the Korn/Ferry International web site at www.kornferry.com or the Futurestep web site at www.futurestep.com.
About Fredrikson & Byron
Fredrikson & Byron is a law firm based in Minneapolis with an office in London, and affiliates in Mexico City, Warsaw, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. The firm's 170 attorneys offer a full range of legal and business services in four simple, straightforward service areas that contain their many practice groups and specialties: Business and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Personal Legal Services. They serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, family businesses and private individuals. The firm web site is www.fredlaw.com.