is a member of the board of directors of the International Swimming Hall of Fame
and a senior client partner in the executive search firm Korn Ferry International, specializing in the CEO and Board Services department, where he recruits and places top CEOs and corporate directors. In recent years, Dennis Carey has conducted searches for the current CEOs of Tyco International, Unisys, MCI and American Standard and 3M, among others. He has authored numerous articles on corporate governance, director recruitment, board compensation and has published three books: CEO Succession and The Human Side of M&A, both published by Oxford University Press in 2000, and How to Run a Company, published by Crown Business in 2003. He founded the G100, the Chairman Academy and the CEO Academy. Dennis Carey (Dennis-Carey.com) also co-founded the Wharton Board Excellence Award Program.
In 1980, Carey successfully swam across the English Channel.