Alessandra Cavalcante Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) announced that Alessandra Cavalcante has joined the firm as a senior client partner and global account lead. She is a leader of cross-advisory solutions, specializing in Assessment and Succession, and is based in Korn Ferry’s Rio de Janeiro office.

Ms. Cavalcante brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience in human resources management. Throughout her career, Ms. Cavalcante has developed, implemented and managed complex and large-scale business transformations.

Ms. Cavalcante joins Korn Ferry from LafargeHolcim, a global building materials and solutions company, where she was the global talent and performance management director. Prior to that, she served as vice president of Learning and Development and as global talent director at Lafarge SA. She also led an M&A project as the country integration director at LafargeHolcim.

“Alessandra is known for being quick to identify opportunities, create strategies and implement innovative projects with high added value,” said Mark Arian, CEO, Advisory, Korn Ferry. “Her expertise spans a range of our solution areas, and we are eager to see how she contributes to our cross-advisory solutions. It is a pleasure to welcome her to the team.”

Ms. Cavalcante holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, an MBA from COPPEAD and an MBA in human resources management from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas.