November 19th, 2015 – Bogotá, Colombia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, today announced the appointment of Óscar Acosta as a Principal in Bogotá.
Mr. Acosta brings to the firm almost twenty years of extensive experience in strategic talent management, culture development and EFQM Excellence Business Model implementation across the Professional Advisory, Industrial, Financial Services and Consumer Products Practice Groups. Mr. Acosta entered the HR management and Executive Search industry in 2009, working with European and South American clients while serving as a Deputy Director and Associate Consultant for two leading companies dedicated to Human Resources development in Colombia and Spain. Previously, Mr. Acosta was the Commercial Development Director for Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining companies, where he was in charge of commercial restructuring and sales processes optimisation. Mr. Acosta has also held the position of Deputy Director and Top Level Accounts Manager for Hoya Lens Iberia, worldwide leader in ophthalmic products, services and technology. Finally, Mr. Acosta is certified by the European Foundation for Quality Management as an Evaluator, Trainer & Advisor and is a renowned speaker with an impressive track record at international seminars, trainings and management workshops.
“I chose to be a part of Pedersen & Partners because I was drawn to the firm’s genuine commitment to its clients and candidates. I was impressed with its reputation and the brand that it has made for itself in Executive Search placements in Latin America and around the world,” said Mr. Acosta. “I’m confident that together with my colleagues, we will succeed in transforming the Latin American talent market into one of the best sources for executive solutions in the region and abroad,” added Óscar Acosta, Principal at Pedersen & Partners in Colombia.
“The LATAM region is facing an economic slowdown, and right now our clients demand executives that can tackle these issues. Thus, we continue to strengthen our presence in the region by adding the best professionals in the field to our teams. Óscar is an eminent and knowledgeable expert in the HR management and Executive Search industry, and I have great confidence that his multilateral expertise will help us develop our existing Practice Groups, and broaden the team’s assignment areas. We welcome Óscar to our firm and are confident that he will have a great career in Executive Search as part of Pedersen & Partners,” commented Fernanda Garcia, Country Manager for Colombia at Pedersen & Partners.
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