LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced that David L. Vied has joined the firm's global Life Sciences Practice. He will be based out of Korn/Ferry's Los Angeles office and will be focused on further expanding the firm's Global Medical Devices business. Mr. Vied joins Korn/Ferry from another global executive search firm, where he served as Managing Partner of the North America Life Sciences Practice and Global Medical Device Practice. Previously, he served as director of operations and planning, as well as director of human resources for St. Jude Medical Europe in Brussels. "David brings to Korn/Ferry impeccable credentials and a track record of success while working with some of the most well-regarded firms in the medical devices and diagnostics industry across the globe," said Jay Kizer, Global Market Managing Director, Life Sciences, Korn/Ferry International. "As we further extend our integrated solutions strategy, David's global approach to business, combined with deep experience and relationships at the highest levels of organizations is the perfect fit for Korn/Ferry. I look forward to having him join the Life Sciences team." Having served as vice president of administration with Medical Graphics Corporations, a developer and manufacturer of non-invasive cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems, David has strong client-side credentials. David received a BA degree in communication studies from California State University at Sacramento and an MS degree (cum laude) in labor and industrial relations from the University of North Texas. About Korn/Ferry International Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The firm delivers solutions and resources that help clients cultivate greatness through the design, building, and attraction of their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property, and research.