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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”.

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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.

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  • Zürich
  • Switzerland
  • Asset Management
  • financial services
  • Executive Search
  • Alternative Investments
  • Private Wealth Management
  • International
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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.

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  • FinTech
  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • Practice Group
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Baltics
  • new
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  • 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.

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  • Spain
  • Madrid
  • Private Equity
  • Practice Group
  • PE
  • Alvaro Arias
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Pedersen & Partners promotes Client Partner Lydia van der Meulen to Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice

January 8, 2020 – Amsterdam,  Netherlands – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Client Partner Lydia van der Meulen has been promoted to Head of the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group.

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  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Practice Group
  • Europe
  • Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Lydia van der Meulen
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Pedersen & Partners promotes Client Partner Zak Marar to UAE Country Manager

January 6, 2020 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Client Partner Zak Marar has been promoted to Country Manager for UAE and Head of MENA. Michael Al-Nassir, Partner and the Head of Middle East, Africa, Central & South Asia who has led the Dubai office since its establishment in 2008, will continue to build the firm’s presence regionally.

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  • UAE
  • Dubai
  • Corporate Boards
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  • EMEA
  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
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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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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.

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  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Tech
  • FinTech
  • Startups
  • financial services
  • Evita Lune
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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
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  • Industry sector
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Recruiting for Agility that delivers business results

Prague, Czech Republic – The Pedersen & Partners Prague team welcomed HR directors and talent management experts from leading Czech businesses to a Recruiting for Agility event. Participants included executives from the financial services and payment solutions industries, who gathered to discuss and highlight the strategies and tactics aimed at recruiting agile leaders who drive corporate performance. The event was hosted by Lean-Agile Enterprise Management & Critical Initiatives Execution (R&D) expert Vanya

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  • recruiting
  • Agility
  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • Monika Kubickova
  • Petra Grabmayer
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Pedersen & Partners grows its global Industrial Practice by welcoming Ian Robertson as a Client Partner

November 4, 2019 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Ian Robertson as a Client Partner within the Southeast Asia Industrial Practice Group.

  • Press Releases
  • Southeast Asia
  • Industrial
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Media
  • Singapore
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Insights from the 2019 German Private Equity Breakfast, hosted by Pedersen & Partners and CMS Germany
What are the recent developments and trends in the German M&A market – including deal flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leverage financing, exit routes and co-investments? What are the high opportunity sectors and market segments? What are the strategies for value creation and portfolio management? How does the geopolitical arena impact deal sourcing and management of the investments and exits – and what external factors are significant? Finally, what are the main sources of capital during
  • Press Releases
  • Private Equity
  • Breakfast
  • PE
  • Germany
  • Frankfurt
  • CMS
  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Guido Bormann
  • Andreas Weik
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Insights from the 2019 Spanish Private Equity Breakfast hosted by Pedersen & Partners and CMS

What are the recent developments and trends in the Spanish M&A market – including deal flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leverage financing, exit routes and co-investments? What are the high opportunity sectors and market segments? What are the value creation and portfolio management strategies? How can CEOs be more creative and add value? How does the geopolitical arena impact deal sourcing, management of the investments and exits, and what external factors are significant? What are the main

  • Press Releases
  • Private Equity
  • Breakfast
  • PE
  • Madrid
  • Spain
  • CMS
  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Alvaro Arias
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Amsterdam ‘Cultural diversity’ Business Breakfast organised by Pedersen & Partners and Law Firm Lexence

September 27, 2019 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Pedersen & Partners’ Amsterdam team and Law Firm Lexence welcomed Dutch and international CEOs, decision makers, and business & HR executives responsible for diversity, transformation, and strategy to an event designed to discuss, debate, and highlight inter-cultural awareness required to build relationships with customers, employees, and external stakeholders across the world. Participants included executives from the e-commerce, Professional Advisory, FMCG,

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  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Transformation
  • Strategy
  • Law
  • Netherlands
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Insights from the 2019 'Search for Talents' Moscow Business Breakfast hosted by Pedersen & Partners

Moscow, Russia

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  • Search for Talents
  • Business Breakfast
  • Talent Management
  • German Chamber of Commerce
  • Moscow
  • Russia
  • Pedersen and Partners
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Pedersen & Partners adds Jenny Wong as a new Client Partner to its Malaysia team

September 20, 2019 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries has added Jenny Wong as a Client Partner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Press Releases
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysia
  • technology
  • Telecommunication
  • financial services
  • Professional Services
  • Property
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • FMCG
  • Retail
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‘India Connect’ Business Breakfast organised by Pedersen & Partners France

Paris, France – Following the “India Connect” event organised by Pedersen & Partners Executive Search on September 5, 2019, we bring you the key insights from the business breakfast event.

  • Press Releases
  • India
  • France
  • India Connect
  • breakfast event
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Consumer Goods
  • Pharma
  • Transport
  • Logistics
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste Management
  • Water Sanitation.
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Top-level executives learn how to finance the further growth of Czech firms

Prague, Czech Republic – The Pedersen & Partners Prague team joined forces with Enterprise Investors, Deloitte, and White & Case to welcome CEOs, decision makers, and investors to an event designed to discuss and debate the financing opportunities for Czech-owned firms. Participants included executives from the Technology, High-tech Equipment Manufacturing, Agriculture, Alternative & Traditional Energy, and Chemical industries. Petra Grabmayer, Partner at Pedersen & Partners moderated the expert panel discussion represented by Martin Vohanka, CEO at Eurowag; Jiri Michal, entrepreneur and former Zentiva CEO, and Martin Strupl, Managing Partner at eD System Group.

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  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • technology
  • High-tech Equipment Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Traditional Energy
  • Chemical industries
  • Petra Grabmayer
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Paramita Lahiri as a Principal in the New Delhi office

September 11, 2019 – New Delhi, India – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Paramita Lahiri as a Principal based in New Delhi, India.

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  • India
  • New Delhi
  • technology
  • Digital
  • Healthcare
  • FMCG
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How to attract and keep good employees? - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

On May 21 the Family Business Association in the Czech Republic will host the workshop presented by Petra Grabmayer, Partner and Country Manager for Czech Republic and Monika Kubickova, Client Partner "How to attract and retain quality employees in your company?"

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  • family business
  • association
  • Czech Republic
  • Petra Grabmayer
  • Monika Kubickova
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Colombia has great leadership talent - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Alberto Bocchieri, Partner, Co-Head of Iberia & Latin America and Head of the Board Services Practice at Pedersen & Partners, gave an interview to Portafolio in Colombia about talents, recruiting, Executive Search and business structure in LATAM region. 

  • In the media
  • Colombia
  • talents
  • recruiting
  • LATAM
  • Latin America
  • Alberto Bocchieri
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What it takes to be an expat manager in Israel - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Ronny Frydberg, Country Manager for Israel at Pedersen & Partners, spoke with the Romanian magazine BIZ about Israel: living there, building social and professional networks, working and most importantly, succeeding.

  • In the media
  • Israel
  • Romania
  • Expat
  • Work
  • Ronny Frydberg
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I build technology to enable better human interaction - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Riga, Latvia – Māra Pudāne interviewed for Riga Tech Girls by Evita Lune, Partner at Pedersen & Partners.

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  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • TechGirls
  • Evita Lune
  • Artificial Intelligence
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2019 – The Year of Employment Opportunities - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Riga, Latvia – Evita Lune – Partner at Pedersen & Partners commented on the market trends and employment opportunities in Latvia in 2019 for Dienas Bizness.

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  • Latvia
  • Work
  • Opportunities
  • salary increase
  • Evita Lune
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Happiness is reaching your full potential
Riga, Latvia – Yesika Aguilera, Tespack Co-founder & CMO gave interview to Ieva Riekstina, Consultant at Pedersen & Partners in Latvia at the Digital Freedom Festival.   Yesika was recognised by Forbes 30 Under 30 twice, named a “Tech & Energy” industry disruptor, and one of the Top 200 Leaders of Tomorrow Globally. Participated in the St. Gallen Symposium, debating with prime ministers, top entrepreneurs and higher education (HE) leaders on how to achieve global growth with entrepreneurship and HE. Was also named one of the Top 30 Social Entrepreneurs Under 30 in Spain and appointed Mentor for the Queen’s Young Leaders to support leading social entrepreneurs and NGOs across 53 commonwealth countries. Advises on tech, personal development, entrepreneurship and PR in the programme lead by Her Majesty, the Queen of England.
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  • Businesswomen
  • Women In Tech
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Ieva Riekstina
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Austria: The largest HR-Manager Network celebrates 10 years

The HR-Lounge established in 2008, is the largest network of HR-Managers in Austria with 267 members. Over the past ten years 50 Club meetings took place in Upper Austria and 30 - in Vienna. The first anniversary was celebrated with nearly 200 Human Resources Managers in a festive gala in Linz. Sparkasse Upper Austria hosted this great evening.

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  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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Managers’ salaries – strongly going up

At middle and top levels annual growth reached 13%, with chief accountants salary growth is as high as 20-24%.

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  • Irena Bushandrova
  • Bulgaria
  • salary
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Anna Hellman, Director of ThinkSport

These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sports organisations.

Anna Hellman has been working in international sports for twenty years. After having managed SportAccord Convention, she is now Director of ThinkSport, a network based in Lausanne which connects sports-related expertise from different sectors, including sports organisations, academia, businesses, and public authorities.

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  • Olympics
  • Sport
  • Switzerland
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HR-lounge: Netzwerken mit Genuss

The most recent meeting of the HR Lounge - a network for HR Managers only founded by Josef Buttinger, Country Manager for Austria at Pedersen & Partners - was dedicated to the topic of catering at workplace. Eurest - a company that offers dining services for companies, will open Austria's largest restaurant in the new Bank Austria Campus in Vienna at the end of November. "Studies show that fresh food increases employee satisfaction," commented Sabine Riedel, HR Director at Eurest.

Over 50 HR Directors from companies such as St. Martins Therme, Kika/Leiner, value one holding, Manner, Liebherr Transportation, Manz Verlag, Xing, Otto Bock Healthcare, Otto Real Estate, Holmes Place, Institute os Science & Technologies Austria, Falkensteiner Group and AMS Vienna were welcomed at the meeting.

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  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Anrijs Brencans, Member of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Executive Board

These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations.

Anrijs Brencans is a recognised expert in governance for sports both for government and private organizations; he has over 25 years of experience of chairing boards for industrial conglomerates, internet start-ups and sporting organisations across Europe.

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  • Olympics
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of Rénovons le Sport Français

These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations.

We're pleased to start our first season with Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of the association Rénovons le Sport Français, which aims at improving governance methods in French sporting bodies. Amélie also heads the #Paris2024 Audit Committee organising the 2024 Summer Olympics, and seats on the Boards of Carrefour, Eurazeo and Plastic Omnium.

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  • Olympics
  • Sports
  • Paris
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Spanish Private Equity Breakfast - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Cheap money, high liquidity, a good economic cycle and strong competition: these talking points were identified during the Private Equity Breakfast in Barcelona co-hosted this October by the international law firm CMS and global Executive Search firm Pedersen & Partners, in which representatives from well-known Spanish private equity and venture capital firms discussed how to deal with current conditions while preparing for possible future economic downturns. Panellists discussed the economic cycle, deal generation and exit strategies in a lively and agile atmosphere.  

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  • Barcelona
  • Alvaro Arias
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Executive Survey Czech Republic - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Pedersen & Partners, the leading international executive search firm surveyed CEOs, CIO/CTOs and HR Directors of the Czech-based companies during the first six months of 2018 to gauge insights on current trends, and how the changing needs and structure of their businesses affect their role.

The answers in the surveys are taken directly from some of the interviewees and are intended to reflect similar answers from other interviewees. The surveys weren’t scientific, and we did not segment the market by sector or size of company/organization, instead we interviewed executives from a range of company sizes and sectors.

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  • Executive Survey
  • Czech Republic
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How to move on after years in a bull market

In September Pedersen & Partners together with the international law firm CMS hosted annual German Private Equity Breakfast. During the breakfast and networking event, German Private Equity firms discussed the way ahead.

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  • Private Equity
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • German Private Equity Breakfast
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CEE Capital Markets and Fintech Awards - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Evita Lune, Partner for Global Digital Economy at Pedersen & Partners, took part in the jury of the 4th CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Awards in Warsaw, Poland.

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  • Digital Economy
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Walk the talk: align values, culture and purpose to attract and retain A-players - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search
Tallinn, Estonia – The labour market in the Baltics is currently very active. The economy is growing, and companies are expanding or consolidating—leading to the creation of new structures, roles and responsibility areas. The FMCG sector is characterised—both in the Baltics and globally—by:   • Increasing pursuit of innovation— by adopting new strategies across various divisions and channels, and also by boosting reputation to attract top talent to the management teams. • Searching for partnerships with players in different geographies, as well as developing specialized products to open new markets, reach new consumers and drive sales. • Implementation of technology to drive efficiency in all sectors, from production to customer experience and engagement.
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  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
  • Kairi
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Digital disruption in Consumer Goods business and e-commerce development in the Baltics - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Tallinn, Estonia – Kairi Raudmets, Country Manager for Estonia, interviewed two top representatives of the global Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies in the Baltics: Arturs Kanepe, Reckitt Benckiser Country Manager Baltics and Aleksandr Ugorenko, former Baltic Countries Director at Unilever.

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  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
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Life Sciences Career Opportunities Update: Trends in 2018 - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Life Sciences is at the cutting edge of fighting disease – whether by modifying the DNA of naturally-occurring cells in biopharma, applying the latest technologies in MedTech, or introducing more effective and cost-efficient therapies to patients. In this fast-expanding industry, job profiles are transforming and the demand for skilled professionals is constantly increasing.

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  • Insights
  • Amsterdam
  • Netherlands
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Recruitment in Africa: an overview - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Johannesburg, South Africa – The continent of Africa is huge and diverse, home to over 1.2 billion people in 54 countries. Africa is rapidly expanding in terms of economic growth, infrastructural development, education, population, social mobility, and overall regional stability.

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  • Johannesburg
  • South Africa
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