David Hughes joins Pedersen & Partners US’ Team as a Client Partner

September 14, 2022 – San Francisco, USA – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly-owned offices in 50 countries, has strengthened its US team by welcoming David Hughes as a Client Partner based in San Francisco, California. In this role, Mr. Hughes will focus specifically on Technology & Digital and Private Equity clients.

David Hughes has a strong history in the Technology & Digital and Private Equity sectors, with 15+ years of C-suite Corporate Leadership, Management Consulting, and Executive Search experience in high-growth markets. Throughout his Executive Search career, David has served in leadership roles placing sales, marketing, and cybersecurity leaders for diverse clients, from start-ups to technology multinationals and Venture Capital clients. David has launched several successful Executive Search practices from scratch, with a solid track record in building long-term strategic partnerships with clients. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, David was the Vice President of Sales for a global IT Services & Consulting organization. In this capacity, he oversaw all direct and channel sales initiatives within the organization and expanded talent acquisition operations across the group.

Tammy Hawkins

“We are building a strong hub in California, where we aim to strengthen and broaden our offering to support the growing needs of our clients, who value our firm’s capabilities to partner with them to address their leadership needs. David brings valuable insight in terms of business performance drivers and organizational challenges, especially in the growth phase. We anticipate steady demand for growth-driving leaders, and with David on our team, we will support fast-growing US organizations to identify executive talent as they develop operations, both stateside and across the world,” said Tammy Hawkins, Client Partner, Head of Western United States and Head of Technology & Digital – North America at Pedersen & Partners.

David Hughes

“I fully embrace the firm’s commitment to excellence, through its ‘Best Team Forward’ strategy and collaborative approach. I’m excited to partner with my Pedersen & Partners colleagues across the globe to drive exceptional value to our clients,” added David Hughes, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.


Pedersen & Partners is a leading international Executive Search firm. We operate 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. More information about Pedersen & Partners is available at www.pedersenandpartners.com.

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