Form 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 5, 2007



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware   001-14505   95-2623879

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2600

Los Angeles, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (310) 552-1834

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On June 5, 2007, Gary Burnison was elected to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Korn/Ferry International (the “Company”). Mr. Burnison was elected by the members of the Board pursuant to the provisions of his Employment Agreement with the Company dated as of April 24, 2007. Mr. Burnison was not appointed to any committees of the Board in connection with his election.

Mr. Burnison has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2002, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in November 2003. Prior to joining Korn/Ferry International, Mr. Burnison was Principal and Chief Financial Officer of Guidance Solutions, a privately held consulting firm, from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, he served as an executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Jefferies and Company, an investment bank and brokerage firm, from 1995 to 1999. Earlier, Mr. Burnison was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: June 11, 2007      

/s/ Peter L. Dunn

    Name:   Peter L. Dunn
    Title:   General Counsel