Scott Kingdom
Managing Director, Senior Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International
Board of Alumni and Friends

Based in Chicago, Scott E. Kingdom is a Senior Client Partner and Global Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International’s Global Industrial Market. He also is a core member of the Firm’s Board and CEO Services team. Scott was selected in 2008 as one of the World’s Best Executive Recruiters by BusinessWeek Magazine. For over two decades, Mr. Kingdom has led client development and search execution across a wide range of industrial and consumer businesses, in both the United States and overseas. Functionally, he focuses on senior level assignments for client ranging in size from large, publicly held corporations to small, independent or family owned organizations. Prior to his current role as a Global Market Managing Director, Mr. Kingdom was the Managing Director of Korn/ Ferry’s Chicago office and the Midwest region, which included offices in Minneapolis, Denver, Dallas, Houston, and Austin. In 1998, Mr. Kingdom was elected to the Firm’s Board of Directors and was reelected after the company became publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange. At that time, Korn/Ferry’s Board of Directors selected Mr. Kingdom to execute its own Chief Executive Officer search. Before joining Korn/Ferry in 1987, Mr. Kingdom was with Coldwell Banker’s commercial real estate group in Denver, Colorado, where he was responsible for new business development and managing client relationships. Mr. Kingdom currently serves as a board member for Youth Guidance in Chicago and the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business. Mr. Kingdom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Colorado.