For over 45 years, Korn/Ferry has enjoyed a strong reputation for conducting leadership searches for high profile, powerful trade associations and professional societies at the global, national and regional levels. Korn/Ferry is the leader in conducting these searches as evidenced by our distinguished client list including President/CEO and Executive Director searches for leading organizations. Among the industry sectors we have served are heavy manufacturing, technology, life sciences and health, aerospace and defense, energy, automotive, petroleum and chemicals, entertainment and hospitality, financial services, consumer goods, among others. Among the professions we have served are numerous physician groups, human resources, construction, public safety, engineering, science, financial officers, among others. Korn/Ferry has conducted searches for the most significant trade associations and professional societies of any firm in our practice area. This is based on our proven track record for placing outstanding candidates, providing a focused, yet flexible search process for search committees, offering a unique candidate assessment tool to benchmark best in class leaders, and our unparalleled access to top political, industry, and association candidates.