LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE:KFY) specializing in high impact talent solutions, has named Jeanne MacDonald Chief Sales Officer – a global role that has been created to ensure its clients receive maximum value from Futurestep's industry-leading global capabilities. The appointment forms part of a wider business strategy, positioning the company to uniquely and successfully address the substantial market demand for global talent solutions.
Jeanne will be responsible for setting Futurestep's global sales strategy, proactively cultivating and driving large global opportunities and aligning Futurestep's regional sales teams.
Joining Futurestep in 1998, Jeanne has developed extensive experience working with clients in a variety of industries, including consumer package goods, financial services, life sciences, industrial and advanced technology. Most recently she was VP and General Manager for the RPO & Project Recruitment Solutions business in North America and has been responsible for the growth and profitability of this organization over the last two years.
In her new role Jeanne will report directly to Futurestep CEO, Byrne Mulrooney."As the global market for talent acquisition solutions evolves, Futurestep's unique global footprint and ability to provide our clients with sophisticated, multi-country and multi-service solutions is a significant competitive advantage," commented Byrne Mulrooney, CEO, Futurestep. "To date, North America has been the hub of many of our global contracts in line with market trend and Jeanne's experience spearheading this portfolio will be invaluable to her new role. She has an impressive blend of strategic sales knowledge and operational delivery skills, giving her the perfect range of capabilities to drive our sales activity." Futurestep's global capabilities were highlighted in the Everest Group's annual ' RPO service provider landscape and capability assessment report' in 2012 when it identified its delivery network as a particular area of strength and a contributing factor in being named an RPO star performer. For media enquiries please contact: