Pedersen & Partners appoints Cassie Owen to its Retail & Luxury Practice in MENA

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.

Cassie Owen is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in Dubai, UAE. Ms. Owen specialises in the Retail & Luxury segment across the MENA region. She has almost two decades of Retail & Fashion recruitment expertise at Board and C-Level across all disciplines, as well as Core Retail Operations, Buying & Merchandising, PR & Marketing, Design, and eCommerce. Her client portfolio includes Luxury Fashion Groups, Franchised Retailers, Family Groups, and Private Equity Clients. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, she was a Partner for the Middle East region with one of the largest privately owned global Executive Search firms, specialising in the Retail, Fashion, Consumer, and Luxury Practices.

Zak Marar

“Our Dubai office encompasses a strategic core of Consumer & Retail and Supply Chain & Logistics experts whose capabilities will be enhanced with Cassie’s Retail, Fashion & Luxury expertise. She brings a 360-degree perspective on the talent requirements in the industry, having successfully closed C-level placements with both global search firms and specialist boutiques. Her dedication to forging lasting partnerships with clients  across the Middle East and commitment to building the best leadership teams for her clients make her a great fit for our team,” stated Zak Marar, Country Manager UAE & Head of MENA.

Cassie Owen

“Clients across the region are consolidating their leadership-building efforts to ensure a smooth transition to the next developmental stage of the industry. Efficient business strategy realignment will be contingent upon the capabilities of the top leadership to engage stakeholders across all levels. I’m excited to join the Pedersen & Partners global team in supporting our clients by securing top candidates who can lead their teams to enduring success,” added Cassie Owen, Client Partner, Retail & Luxury, MENA at Pedersen & Partners.


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