Tierney Boyd Remick

Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services

Korn/Ferry International


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Vice Chairman and Co-Leader, Board & CEO Services Korn Ferry

Based in Chicago, Tierney Remick is the Vice Chairman and co-leader of Korn Ferry’s Global Board and CEO Practice. She has recently moved into this leadership position after having spent 10 years as the Global President of Korn Ferry‘s Consumer/Retail Industry practice. She also served on Korn Ferry’s Global Operating Committee for the past decade.

Ms. Remick is a seasoned executive who partners with Boards and CEO’s on managing leadership succession in both the boardrooms and the c- suite. She has extensive experience recruiting Board Directors and CEO’s for both large, global publicly-traded corporations as well as more nimble privately- held and investor-backed companies. She is recognized for identifying modern leaders who can be most effective at driving transformation and growth in today’s dynamic global marketplace.

Ms. Remick frequently appears on the national media outlets such as CNBC, CNN, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune as an expert on executive and management issues. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Remick spent many years with another global executive search firm. Her earlier experience includes account management experience with The Leo Burnett Company, a leading international advertising agency and time with a marketing consulting firm.

Academic and Professional background

Ms. Remick is a member of the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board; a member of The Chicago Network, an NACD Fellow and a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow. Previously, she served for 10 years as a member of the Lincoln Park Zoo Board based in Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Rick, and 3 children.

Ms. Remick earned her Bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University.

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