Korn Ferry Futurestep bolsters Industrial and Technology practices

19 May 2016 Consultancy.uk 4 min. read
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Futurestep, the talent acquisition practice of Korn Ferry, has in the past months made six senior appointments across its European operations. Joanne Cumper and Ian Mosby have joined the firm’s Advanced Technology Practice, while Eduardo Medina, Marnix Lamberts, Filip Loossens and Renan Mamann have been named senior consultants within Futurestep’s Industrial Search team.

Joanne Cumper joined Korn Ferry Futurestep’s Advanced Technology Practice in London as a Managing Consultant for its Digital business across EMEA. She brings nearly two decades of experience, working predominately in the Technology, Media and Telecoms sector recruiting for sales, marketing and leadership level positions. Cumper previously worked for headhunter Halo Search, where she spent more than ten years. At Futurestep, she will focus on delivering specialists for digital roles across EMEA, working with all industry sectors for digital transformation as well as pure play, consulting and data/insight.

Ian Mosby assumed the position of Managing Consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep’s London office, also sitting within its Advanced Technology Practice. He has a wealth of experience across IT/Professional Services and will focus on technology driven transformation, operational excellence, risk and regulation. He joined from Renaissance Leadership, a London based specialist executive and leadership firm, where he led the Consulting and Professional Services practice. Prior to this, Mosby was part of the People and Programmes practice at Deloitte – in the role he provided human capital advisory services to clients in the UK and globally. Mosby started his career in the fashion industry, spending nearly 15 years in the sector, and subsequently worked for consultancies WCL and BAE Systems Detica.

Both Cumper and Mosby report directly into Phil Coulter, EMEA leader for Korn Ferry Futurestep’s Advanced Technology practice. “Both Joanne and Ian bring a wealth of experience and knowledge with them that will help us to continue to drive our momentum in the region, and ensure we deliver excellent service to our clients.”

Eduardo Medina joined the Industrial Search team in Madrid, where he has been appointed a Senior Consultant. He transferred from Michael Page, where he spent the past 3.5 years, and previously worked for energy firm Vestas. Medina has significant experience in the wind and energy sector and has been charged with building Futurestep’s industrial brand in Iberia.

Marnix Lamberts has been hired to grow Korn Ferry Futurestep’s footprint in the Dutch market (he is the firm’s first local consultant in the Netherlands). Lamberts, who has over 20 years of experience, moved over from his own search company, MXL Search, and prior to that was Partner with Morgan Howard Executive Search and Principal within the Global Search Practice of PA Consulting Group. He has been tasked with driving growth within the industrial sector, with a focus on the transportation and distribution sectors.

The Brussels team of Korn Ferry Futurestep has added Filip Loossens to its ranks. Latterly he served Robert Walters, where created and led the engineering division of the recruitment firm. Prior to this, he worked extensively in the process and chemicals sector at Pavillon Technologies and Exxon Chemicals, where he started his career as process application engineer in 1987. Loossens has been named a Managing Consultant.

Renan Mamann joined the Industrial team as a Managing Consultant based in the Paris office. He was already a member of the Korn Ferry family, serving as a Managing Associate in the Industrial practice at Korn Ferry Executive Search for the last decade. Mamann, who earlier in his career worked for local French headhunter Addill, Pupier Jouve & Partners and global recruiter Egon Zehnder, has been charged with expanding the offering in the French market.

Commenting on the four appointments, An Poelman, EMEA head of the Industrial Search division at Korn Ferry Futurestep, says: “We’re seeing rapid growth. In order to continue to deliver the very best services to our clients it is vital we have the right talent. Eduardo, Marnix, Filip and Renan bring with them a wealth of experience in the Industrial Sector, which will help us to not only expand our business to meet growing market demand, but also to continue to deliver world-class service.”