Monica Agrawal will lead Korn Ferry’s financial services in the Asia-Pacific region

Global organization consulting firm. Korn Ferry has announced the appointment of Monica Agrawal as head of its financial services in the Asia-Pacific region. She takes on this role in addition to her current role as Head of India Board Practice. Agrawal will continue to be based at Gurugram’s office in India.

Agrawal has been with Korn Ferry since 2012 and has partnered with leading Indian and international financial services groups to help them build the best leaders.

“Monica has a unique talent for building high performing leadership teams and is an ideal partner to advise our clients on how to bridge the gap between talent and aspirations. It is also great to see that she will be the first leader India in this position in our company’s history,” said Esther Colwill, President, Asia Pacific.

“Asia-Pacific holds a huge growth opportunity for Korn Ferry, and I feel privileged to take on this role during this exciting phase of transformation in the financial services industry,” said Monica Agrawal.

In 2018, Monica co-authored “Boards that Lead”, a study on board practices in India, in partnership with the National Stock Exchange (NSE). Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Monica had 20 years of experience in organizations such as HSBC, MasterCard, Aviva Life Insurance, Unilever and Bennett & Coleman.

Monica holds a Masters in Finance and Controlling and a BA in Economics, both from the University of Delhi.