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Alan Guarino

Vice Chairman

Korn Ferry

New York, NY, USA

Alan Guarino


Alan is a West Point graduate & former Army Officer. Since 1987 he has built and sold a leading professional services boutique, advised a vast range of CEOs and Boards on talent strategy including Federal Reserve Bank boards, Fortune 50 companies and private equity backed businesses frequently during crisis situations.

Currently Vice Chairman at Korn Ferry, Alan is a public company board director, an advisory board member of ThoughtWire and a commentator on Fox Business and Bloomberg Radio.

An avid outdoorsman, Alan co-founded the exclusive Saint Hubert's Club 70 miles North of Manhattan in the Hudson Valley.

Alan Guarino’s Newsfeed

Leadership Crisis Unfolding at Private Equity Firms

“Private equity firms are becoming much more attuned to the role that exceptional talent plays in value creation,” said Alan Guarino, vice chairman of Korn Ferry. Increasingly, he said, private equity firms are seeking out Korn Ferry for a myriad of talent solutions capabilities...

The Evolving Role Of Chief Human Resource Officers

As CHROs are focused on everything that is people-related in the organisation, many consider it as a stepping stone towards becoming a CEO. Alan Guarino, Vice Chairman at Korn Ferry asserts that, “Next-generation CHROs will perform like the CEO of an HR solutions company..."

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Alan Guarino’s Background

Vice Chairman
New York, NY, USA
Korn Ferry helps leaders & organizations succeed by releasing the full potential of people through our full suite of talent strategy tools & consulting services.
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Cornell International
Chairman & CEO
Mar 1993 - Jan 2007
International provider of human resources consulting, executive search, and owner of the internet platform until sold to Adecco in 2003.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Advisory Board Member
Sep 2018 - Present
Toronto, CA
ThoughtWire, provide Operations Performance Management for built environments, helping hospitals and commercial buildings operate safer, healthier & smarter by developing software applications for OPM.
Jan 2010 - Present
New York, NY, USA
The most exclusive luxury overnight accommodations in the Hudson Valley, set on 165 acres including the exquisitely designed sporting clays shooting course and working apple farm. TripAdvisor review states "... if Wall Street and Corporate America had a Camp David, this would be it"

Alan Guarino’s Education

Masters Degree in Business Administration
1984 - 1986
Bachelor of Science Degree
1978 - 1982