Korn/Ferry International on Thursday said Byrne Mulrooney had joined the company as chief executive of its Futurestep global outsourced recruiting business.

Prior to Korn/Ferry, Mulrooney was chief operating officer at Flynn Transportation Services, a third-party logistics company.

Mulrooney succeeds Robert McNabb, who as part of the company’s succession planning process will now focus on initiatives in the office of the chief executive.

Shares were up 7 cents, or less than 1 percent, to $17.72 in midday trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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