Global headhunting firm Korn Ferry has announced it has hired grant Duncan to lead its Digital, Media and Entertainment Business in EMEA. He is based in the firm’s London office.
Duncan joins Korn Ferry from a global search and leadership advisory firm where he led the United Kingdom’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice with a particular focus on media and content. There, he built the EMEA Digital practice, supporting companies and boards with their digital transformation strategies. Prior to working in executive search, Duncan spent 25 years in the advertising industry. During this time, he was CEO of Publicis Group’s United Kingdom operation.
“We are pleased to welcome Grant to the team,” said Sonamara Jeffreys, co-president, EMEA, Korn Ferry. “He is widely regarded by leaders who are looking to advance their strategies through talent in a digital world. He brings a wealth of experience working with the world’s leading media and entertainment businesses, helping them build their management teams both locally and internationally. In parallel, he has become a valued adviser to organizations across all sectors as they navigate the impact of digital transformation on their business models.”
Duncan is a patron of the Royal Television Society and fellow of both the Marketing Society and the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising. He holds an MA from St. Andrews University, and is a graduate of the INSEAD Advanced Management.