Senior Client Partner
Beatrice Grech-Cumbo is a senior client partner at Korn Ferry and leads the firm’s Advancing Women Worldwide practice. She is responsible for infusing research, including the Korn Ferry/Rockefeller Foundation Women CEOs Speak study, and experience across the firm’s assessment and succession, talent acquisition, leader development, rewards and benefits, and organizational strategy practices, into the firm’s solutions for clients committed to improving gender diversity in their leadership pipelines. Previously, she led Korn Ferry’s Leadership Development practice for North America, working with global clients on end-to-end solutions to improve capabilities and respond to demands and shifts of businesses.
Beatrice has served as a strategic business consultant with Aon Hewitt, A.T. Kearney, and Deloitte Consulting, working with a wide variety of clients in manufacturing, retail, technology services, transportation, higher education industries and governmental agencies. She has facilitated transformation and assisted clients with growth and restructuring initiatives.
As North America talent practice leader for Aon Hewitt Consulting, Beatrice focused on business strategy, as well as client delivery, and led the Organizational Performance & Implementation practice. In addition to consulting, Grech-Cumbo served as senior vice president of global talent with Walmart, leading a team that strategically managed and developed the world’s largest private workforce. She was responsible for building the capabilities of associates at all levels to ensure that Walmart had a highly qualified and high performing pool of talent, able to deliver on the business strategy.
Beatrice spent over three years with Magnequench Inc. (MQI) as the chief human resource and administrative officer reporting to the CEO, where she was also responsible for the operations of two U.S. manufacturing facilities, as well as labor negotiations for the represented workforces.