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China’s Booming Pharmaceutical Industry Craves Executives

As the coronavirus pandemic starts to level off and the world prepares to return to the new normal, China’s pharmaceutical industry, including Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Biotech, and Generics is becoming one of the most dynamic sectors in the global economy. The combination of favourable regulatory conditions, a huge population underserved by traditional western medicine, and a burgeoning economy have led to massive investment.

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  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
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  • Generics
  • China
  • Beryl Chu
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Jean-Michel Wu to lead its Asia Pacific Consumer & Retail Practice

June 23, 2020 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Wu has joined the firm as a Client Partner, and the Head of Consumer & Retail Practice (Asia Pacific) based in Singapore.

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  • Asia Pacific
  • APAC
  • Singapore
  • Consumer
  • Retail
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Pranvera Papamihali, Country Manager for Albania, discusses gender equality issues in an interview on News24 Albania

Pranvera Papamihali, Country Manager for Albania at Pedersen & Partners, recently appeared on the Monitor Economy TV program broadcast on the News24 Albania TV channel to discuss gender equality issues. We present a summary of her remarks below.

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  • Pranvera Papamihali
  • Gender Equality
  • Executive Search
  • employment
  • Top Management
  • Compensation
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Cassie Owen to its Retail & Luxury Practice in MENA - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

June 17, 2020 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Cassie Owen has joined the Dubai office as a Client Partner, covering the Retail & Luxury segment across the MENA region.

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  • MENA
  • UAE
  • Dubai
  • Luxury
  • Retail
  • Consumer
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Employment in the Middle East - Partner Michael Al-Nassir's interview with ITMN TV

In an interview with ITMN Television’s Vickram Bahl, Partner Michael Al-Nassir discusses emerging employment opportunities in the Middle East, the temporary management exodus, talent risk mitigating strategies, compensation changes, workforce localisation, top management skill sets in demand and addresses the challenges of the post-COVID recovery. 

  • In the media
  • Michael Al-Nassir
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East
  • employment
  • management
  • talent risk mitigating strategies
  • Compensation
  • workforce localisation
  • Top Management
  • Pandemic
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Progressing insights into the influence of COVID-19 on the current and post-pandemic Life Sciences & Healthcare market

China is out of lockdown and operating business as usual, except for mandatory masks and temperature checks. APAC, India, the Middle East, most of Europe and the Americas are in various phases of reopening. Following a time of crisis and confinement, we are seeing signs of a full restart – incorporating re-setting, re-thinking, re-positioning and re-launching.

  • Insights
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Sandra Roels
  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Europe
  • EU
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Drones in supply chain & human mobility – will the pandemic start a new era?

Developments in air mobility are closely followed by a large and global community of professionals. Most of the public buzz is about the potential for manned air mobility such as air taxis adding to human micro-mobility, with far less discussion of unmanned air mobility solutions and drones. However, it is clear that there is enormous scope for such unmanned vehicles, with many use cases to be explored.

  • Insights
  • Mobility
  • Air
  • UTM
  • delivery
  • Supply Chain
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Magnus Alexander Wied
  • Sune Christiansen
  • Armelle Boulon
  • Brian Cartwright
  • Tamas Gonczi
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Leadership outlook on Supply Chain & Logistics in Covid-19 times and beyond, Global Supply Chain magazine

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic currently sweeping the globe has triggered the worst financial meltdown since the ‘Great Depression’ of the 1930s. The ravaging pandemic is indeed taking a heavy toll with increased daily infections, deaths (and recoveries) but also a devastating effect on the economies of nations in its wake. Anecdotal evidence points to CEOs worldwide coming to terms with the reality that business will be anything but normal over the coming months. Most are bracing for a protracted, long drawn U-shaped recession seeing the virus outbreak as a growing risk and a real threat to their business survival – Editor

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  • Supply Chain
  • logistics segmentation
  • RFID
  • 3PL
  • 4PL
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
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COVID-19: the outlook for FinTech in the Western Balkans

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the emerging economies of the Western Balkans, a region where governments have imposed strict lockdown measures to control the spread of the virus.

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  • FinTech
  • Digital
  • technology
  • Covid
  • 19
  • Covid-19
  • Pandemic
  • crisis
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Albania
  • Northern Macedonia
  • Kosovo
  • Bulgaria
  • Balkans
  • CEE
  • Pranvera Papamihali
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SARS-CoV-2: What’s next for Private Equity?
IMPACT ON THE PRIVATE EQUITY MARKET, EXIT STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD

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  • Portfolio
  • Impact
  • crisis
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Quarantine
  • Covid
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Peter D'Autry
  • Alvaro Arias
  • Europe
  • EU
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Jean-Michel Wu to lead its Asia Pacific Consumer & Retail Practice

June 23, 2020 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Wu has joined the firm as a Client Partner, and the Head of Consumer & Retail Practice (Asia Pacific) based in Singapore.

  • Press Releases
  • Asia Pacific
  • APAC
  • Singapore
  • Consumer
  • Retail
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Cassie Owen to its Retail & Luxury Practice in MENA - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

June 17, 2020 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Cassie Owen has joined the Dubai office as a Client Partner, covering the Retail & Luxury segment across the MENA region.

  • Press Releases
  • MENA
  • UAE
  • Dubai
  • Luxury
  • Retail
  • Consumer
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Pedersen & Partners adds Jonathan Whitehead as Client Partner to its ASEAN Team

May 5, 2020 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Whitehead has joined the ASEAN Team as a Client Partner.

  • Press Releases
  • Industrial
  • Consumer
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Asia
  • ASEAN
  • APAC
  • Singapore
  • development
  • Business
  • Executive Search
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Gregory Camou as Country Manager for Russia and Sergei Serdioukov as Head of Industrial Practice CIS

April 6, 2020 – Moscow, Russia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, including 11 offices across the former Soviet Union, is pleased to announce that Gregory Camou has been promoted to Country Manager for Russia. Client Partner Sergei Serdioukov, who has been the Country Manager for Russia since 2010, will now take on the regional role of Head of Industrial Practice for CIS.

  • Press Releases
  • Executive Search
  • Russia
  • Moscow
  • CIS
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Pedersen & Partners promotes Katharina Kaiser to Country Manager for Austria

March 16, 2020 – Vienna, Austria – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Katharina Kaiser has been promoted to the position of Country Manager for Austria. Josef Buttinger, who has led the Vienna office since he joined the firm in 2015, will move on to global Industrial Practice and will focus on developing the client network and business in addition to supporting clients headquartered in Austria with their global expansion plans through our consolidated Industrial Practice Group.

  • Press Releases
  • Austria
  • Vienna
  • Global
  • International
  • Country Manager
  • C-level
  • Europe
  • Industrial
  • Consumer
  • Goods
  • Retail
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Pedersen & Partners ernennt Katharina Kaiser zur Country Managerin für Österreich

16. März 2020 - Wien, Österreich - Pedersen & Partners, ein führendes internationales Executive Search Unternehmen mit 54 eigenen Büros in 50 Ländern, freut sich, die Ernennung von Katharina Kaiser zur Country Managerin bekannt zu geben. Josef Buttinger, der das Wiener Büro seit seinem Eintritt ins Unternehmen im Jahr 2015 geleitet hat, wird ins globale Industriesegment wechseln und sich auf die Entwicklung des Mandantennetzwerks und des Geschäfts konzentrieren sowie Klienten mit Sitz in Österreich bei ihren globalen Expansionsplänen unterstützen.

  • Press Releases
  • Wien
  • Österreich
  • Industrie
  • Konsumgüter
  • Einzelhandelsbranchen
  • Country Managerin
  • International
  • Katharina Kaiser
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Silvie Buchs to lead the Global Asset Management Practice

February 5, 2020 – Zurich, Switzerland – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Silvie Buchs has joined the Zurich office as a Client Partner and Head of the Global Asset Management Practice.

  • Press Releases
  • Zürich
  • Switzerland
  • Asset Management
  • financial services
  • Executive Search
  • Alternative Investments
  • Private Wealth Management
  • International
  • Global
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Pedersen & Partners boosts its Czech team by adding Gabriela Trojáková as a Principal

January 15, 2020 – Prague, Czech Republic – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, has appointed Gabriela Trojáková as a Principal within its Prague team.

  • Press Releases
  • Executive Search
  • Human capital
  • Strategy
  • HR Management
  • employee lifecycle management
  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Partner Evita Lune as Global Head of new FinTech Practice Group - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

January 13, 2020 – Riga,  Latvia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Partner Evita Lune has been appointed Global Head of the newly-launched FinTech Practice Group. Evita will also keep her position as Regional Head of the Baltics.

  • Press Releases
  • FinTech
  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • Practice Group
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Baltics
  • new
  • Head
  • Evita Lune
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Pedersen & Partners names Partner Alvaro Arias Echeverria as Global Head of the Private Equity Practice

January 10, 2020 – Madrid,  Spain – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Partner Alvaro Arias Echeverria has been appointed Global Head of the Private Equity Practice Group.

  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Madrid
  • Private Equity
  • Practice Group
  • PE
  • Alvaro Arias
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Pranvera Papamihali, Country Manager for Albania, discusses gender equality issues in an interview on News24 Albania

Pranvera Papamihali, Country Manager for Albania at Pedersen & Partners, recently appeared on the Monitor Economy TV program broadcast on the News24 Albania TV channel to discuss gender equality issues. We present a summary of her remarks below.

  • In the media
  • Pranvera Papamihali
  • Gender Equality
  • Executive Search
  • employment
  • Top Management
  • Compensation
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Employment in the Middle East - Partner Michael Al-Nassir's interview with ITMN TV

In an interview with ITMN Television’s Vickram Bahl, Partner Michael Al-Nassir discusses emerging employment opportunities in the Middle East, the temporary management exodus, talent risk mitigating strategies, compensation changes, workforce localisation, top management skill sets in demand and addresses the challenges of the post-COVID recovery. 

  • In the media
  • Michael Al-Nassir
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East
  • employment
  • management
  • talent risk mitigating strategies
  • Compensation
  • workforce localisation
  • Top Management
  • Pandemic
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Leadership outlook on Supply Chain & Logistics in Covid-19 times and beyond, Global Supply Chain magazine

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic currently sweeping the globe has triggered the worst financial meltdown since the ‘Great Depression’ of the 1930s. The ravaging pandemic is indeed taking a heavy toll with increased daily infections, deaths (and recoveries) but also a devastating effect on the economies of nations in its wake. Anecdotal evidence points to CEOs worldwide coming to terms with the reality that business will be anything but normal over the coming months. Most are bracing for a protracted, long drawn U-shaped recession seeing the virus outbreak as a growing risk and a real threat to their business survival – Editor

  • In the media
  • Supply Chain
  • logistics segmentation
  • RFID
  • 3PL
  • 4PL
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
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Customer First: American Mentality in Hungarian Guise, IT Business & Technology

“I would like to be a recognised name in the profession, because I can create value for my clients”

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  • Executive Search
  • Customers
  • Clients
  • Hungary
  • HR
  • Human Resources
  • CxO
  • IT Business
  • technology
  • 2020
  • Tamas Gonczi
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Relocation, Dutch-style, Biz Magazine

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – In an interview with Biz Magazine, Figaro den Hollander, Client Partner and the Country Manager for the Netherlands at Pedersen & Partners, elucidated the reasons why the Netherlands still tops the list in terms of the best destinations for expats.* One big reason is that English is the official language in most companies. But what other benefits does the Netherlands have for expats?

Julia Casoli is a passionate polyglot. She speaks English, Spanish, German and Portuguese fluently,

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  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • relocation
  • Expat
  • career
  • Julia Casoli
  • Figaro den Hollander
  • EU
  • Europe
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Women in leadership: a conversation with Evita Lune

For our “Leader’s style” section, we talked with Pedersen & Partners Global Partner Evita Lune about leadership, fulfilment and ambition. Evita will be a speaker at the “Leaders 2020” forum in May, on the theme of inspiring women not to fear reaching their goals.

Evita is convinced that women in Latvia have great opportunities to grow professionally, but constrain their own development unnecessarily.

Latvian “How to be happy” lifestyle magazine

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  • Evita Lune
  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • women
  • leadership
  • career
  • Business
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Excellence in Executive Search, Global Supply Chain magazine

When it comes to identifying and placing talent for the region’s end-to-end Supply Chain sector, the leading Executive Search expert in Supply Chain & Logistics has a keen knack for engaging top-performing senior executives for his clients. Brian Cartwright is a rarity in an industry sector that’s often struggling to find and attract the right calibre of high-performance leadership talent.

As with any fast-paced and volatile business, discovering top and perfectly suited talent for the Supply Chain and Logistics

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  • Brian Cartwright
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Excellence
  • Executive Search
  • Industry sector
  • UAE
  • Dubai
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Why choose an MBA in Central and Eastern Europe?

Partner Ulrik Rasmussen was quoted by www.topmba.com on the advantages of graduating from a Central or an Eastern European business school, the limited applicability of North American and West European curricula case studies to the CEE markets, as well as steps to be taken by regional business schools so as to offer a more practical experience to aspiring students.

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  • Ulrik Rasmussen
  • MBA
  • CEE
  • Central Eastern Europe
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Vladimir Kolomoets: Leaders must combine competences, experience, knowledge, and motivation

Kyiv, Ukraine – Every year, companies in the agricultural sector show an increasing need for top managers who excel at both strategy and revenue generation. The editors of AgroPortal.ua discussed the challenges of finding top agricultural executives with Vladimir Kolomoets, Country Manager for Ukraine at the international Executive Search firm Pedersen & Partners.

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  • Top manager
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural sector
  • Ukraine
  • Kyiv
  • Vladimir Kolomoets
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Vladimir Kolomoets on the four types of top managers – and how to spot them, “www.thepage.com.ua”

Kyiv, Ukraine – Systematisation is an essential process for accurately assessing a company’s operations, the way in which its employees work, and the potential consequences of their work. Throughout my Executive Search career, I have identified four main types of managers in Ukraine.

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  • Top managers
  • management
  • types of managers
  • Ukraine
  • Kyiv
  • Vladimir Kolomoets
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China’s Booming Pharmaceutical Industry Craves Executives

As the coronavirus pandemic starts to level off and the world prepares to return to the new normal, China’s pharmaceutical industry, including Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Biotech, and Generics is becoming one of the most dynamic sectors in the global economy. The combination of favourable regulatory conditions, a huge population underserved by traditional western medicine, and a burgeoning economy have led to massive investment.

  • Insights
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Vaccines
  • Biotech
  • Generics
  • China
  • Beryl Chu
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Progressing insights into the influence of COVID-19 on the current and post-pandemic Life Sciences & Healthcare market

China is out of lockdown and operating business as usual, except for mandatory masks and temperature checks. APAC, India, the Middle East, most of Europe and the Americas are in various phases of reopening. Following a time of crisis and confinement, we are seeing signs of a full restart – incorporating re-setting, re-thinking, re-positioning and re-launching.

  • Insights
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Sandra Roels
  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Europe
  • EU
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Drones in supply chain & human mobility – will the pandemic start a new era?

Developments in air mobility are closely followed by a large and global community of professionals. Most of the public buzz is about the potential for manned air mobility such as air taxis adding to human micro-mobility, with far less discussion of unmanned air mobility solutions and drones. However, it is clear that there is enormous scope for such unmanned vehicles, with many use cases to be explored.

  • Insights
  • Mobility
  • Air
  • UTM
  • delivery
  • Supply Chain
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Magnus Alexander Wied
  • Sune Christiansen
  • Armelle Boulon
  • Brian Cartwright
  • Tamas Gonczi
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COVID-19: the outlook for FinTech in the Western Balkans

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the emerging economies of the Western Balkans, a region where governments have imposed strict lockdown measures to control the spread of the virus.

  • Insights
  • FinTech
  • Digital
  • technology
  • Covid
  • 19
  • Covid-19
  • Pandemic
  • crisis
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Albania
  • Northern Macedonia
  • Kosovo
  • Bulgaria
  • Balkans
  • CEE
  • Pranvera Papamihali
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SARS-CoV-2: What’s next for Private Equity?
IMPACT ON THE PRIVATE EQUITY MARKET, EXIT STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD

  • Insights
  • Private Equity
  • Portfolio
  • Impact
  • crisis
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Quarantine
  • Covid
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Peter D'Autry
  • Alvaro Arias
  • Europe
  • EU
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Insights into the influence of Covid-19 on the current and post-pandemic Life Sciences & Healthcare market

The word “quarantine” is derived from the Italian word quarantena, the 40-day isolation period demanded during the Middle Ages before a ship was permitted to enter port, in order  to protect the port city from disease. Humans are social animals, and as we endure our 40 days of self-isolation and lockdown across the globe, we are starting to feel stressed and to long for some short to mid-term perspectives.

  • Insights
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Quarantine
  • Covid
  • 19
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Sandra Roels
  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Europe
  • EU
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To me the greatest achievement is achievement through others

Riga, Latvia - Evita Lune, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, interviewed Anastasija Oleinika, Chief Executive Officer, TWINO Group, for Riga TechGirls. Anastasija is the CEO of the TWINO Group, a Latvian FinTech which focuses on p2p lending. TWINO investors come from all over Europe, and it offers loans to borrowers in Latvia, Poland, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, and Russia. TWINO employs over 400 people, with 70 working at the HQ in Riga, and has issued more than EUR 1bn in loans since launching operations. Anastasija is listed by Forbes Latvija as one of their “30 under 30”.

  • Insights
  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • Riga TechGirls
  • FinTech
  • Investments
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Collaboration is the new innovation – in the past, people thought knowledge was power, but sharing knowledge is even more powerful

Riga, Latvia - Evita Lune, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, interviewed Susanne Hannestad, CEO of Fintech Mundi, for RigaTechGirls.

  • Insights
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Tech
  • FinTech
  • Startups
  • financial services
  • Evita Lune
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Pedersen & Partners and Simonsen Vogt Wiig co-host Global Opportunities in FinTech event in Oslo

Oslo, Norway – Pedersen & Partners Executive Search and Simonsen Vogt Wiig, a leading commercial law firm, co-hosted the Global Opportunities in FinTech event in Oslo at the end of August. The event was specifically designed for Norwegian FinTechs, and offered insights on FinTech global capital market activities, regulatory aspects to consider, commercialization and scaling required to succeed globally in FinTech. Among the key speakers were:

 

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  • FinTech
  • Oslo
  • Norway
  • Law
  • Executive Search
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Pedersen & Partners Bulgaria revives Business Meets Culture dialogue

Sofia, Bulgaria – In late June, the Pedersen & Partners Sofia team were delighted to host their annual local “Business Meets Culture” initiative – bringing Sofia business executives and the Bulgarian intellectual and artistic elite together, and aiming to enhance cooperation and exchange between them. This year, the leading roles were taken by the celebrated Bulgarian stage and screen stars Ivan Barnev and Margita Gosheva. The event was held in the conference hall of the COSMOS Co-working Camp – a cultural monument in the heart of Sofia that has hosted meetings of Bulgaria’s most prominent poets and novelists for decades.

  • Insights
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Bulgaria
  • Sofia
  • Irena Bushandrova
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