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Futurestep Expanding Innovation Initiatives with Executive Hire

Matt Heckler joins Futurestep’s Global Leadership team

The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organisational advisory firm, has today announced that Matt Heckler has been appointed to its global leadership team.

Mr Heckler joins Korn Ferry Futurestep as General Manager, Global Client Platform Solutions. He will be responsible for driving Futurestep’s client platform strategies globally, embedding Korn Ferry IP and technology in Futurestep solutions across the firm. He will focus on working with clients to maximise their IT system investments while dramatically improving their ability to identify, select, and accelerate time to contribution for their critical talent hires through Futurestep’s solutions.

Mr Heckler brings over two decades of experience to Futurestep, joining the organisation from Aon Hewitt where he served as Executive Vice President, Integrated Solutions. Prior to this role, he held various technology leadership roles, including Chief Information Officer for Aon Hewitt and other technology leadership roles across the HR Outsourcing and Benefits business. He was one of the key leaders in HR BPO start-up Exult Inc. Earlier in his career, he worked with AT&T Global Information Solutions (now NCR) and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“Matt’s combination of business and technology acumen make him the perfect candidate to lead our client platform strategy initiatives globally. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that our clients will be able to leverage to find, hire and nurture the very best talent available,” said Byrne Mulrooney, CEO of Korn Ferry Futurestep.

“Futurestep’s industry-leading innovation in talent acquisition solutions, client excellence and rapid growth are the primary reasons I chose to join the firm,” said Heckler. “It’s an exciting time for Futurestep, and I am very much looking forward to working with clients across the globe and supporting their business strategies and objectives.”

Mr Heckler will report to Byrne Mulrooney.