Emmeline Kuhn

Partner | New York

Emmeline Kuhn is a Partner in Leathwaite’s Global Operations and Technology Practice. The practice partners with global financial services, technology, fintech, telecommunications, energy, healthcare and retail businesses to assist them with benchmarking, executive search and market intelligence. With over 20 years of working successfully with organizations across the globe, the practice is dedicated to unearthing exceptional IT and Operations officers, from established and emerging cultures and markets, making appointments into nations spanning Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle-East.

Prior to joining Leathwaite, Emmeline worked as a Principal for Korn Ferry’s Global Financial Markets practice for 6 years and served as an advisor to many of Korn Ferry’s corporate clients within the operations and technology sectors. She has placed Chief Information and Technology Officers and their direct reports as well as Chief Operations Officers across multiple industries. Ms. Kuhn joined Korn Ferry from Fleishman Hillard, where she served as Managing Supervisor for the Global Financial Investor Relations and Communications Practice.

Prior to her role at Fleishman Hillard, Ms. Kuhn served as Research Director at Icahn Associates. There, she oversaw business development and operations strategy for Icahn Enterprises, including efforts to propose and sustain corporate governance structures within the holding companies. She was also involved in fulfilling investor relations duties for Icahn Associates. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Kuhn served as a research analyst for Morgan Stanley Investment Management.


Ms. Kuhn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of St. Andrews, Scotland and a Masters of Science in International Relations from London School of Economics.