Pedersen & Partners bi-annual meeting in Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey – September 4, 2007 - Pedersen & Partners, leading executive search firm in emerging markets of Eurasia held its bi-annual meeting in Istanbul, Turkey. The event brought together the executive search firm’s Partners, Consultants from 26 offices and representatives of the executive search firms with whom Pedersen & Partners has search referral agreements.

Poul Pedersen, Managing Partner and founder of Pedersen & Partners, chaired the meeting. “The event is an important networking event and will enable all participants to discuss achievements over the past 2 years and future company strategy,” – commented Mr Pedersen.

During the past 2 years Pedersen & Partners has rapidly grown adding 11 offices to efficiently manage assignments in CEE, CIS and Central Asia. The firm also added new practice groups such as: Real Estate, Retail and Pharma, Healthcare & Biotech to provide more targeted services to its partner clients. Enhanced information system and network of information centres of the company also enable to give a faster response and greater quality service.

Sabit Tapan, Head of Turkey and Caucasus gave a presentation during the event about business climate and executive search in Turkey.

“The choice of the location for the event was not a coincidence. Turkey with its leading position for Caucasus and Central Asia regions is an increasingly attractive and dynamically developing market,” - stated Mr Tapan. “At the same time, Turkish companies are actively expanding their business internationally and Pedersen & Partners with its coverage of the region and local expertise is in a primary position to help them in their search for top talent.”

Pedersen & Partners is the largest executive search firm in Central and Eastern Europe operating 26 wholly owned offices in Almaty, Athens, Baku, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Chisinau, Istanbul, Kiev, Ljubljana, Minsk, Moscow, Prague, Riga, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Tel-Aviv, Tirana, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw and Zagreb. Our values Trust - Relationship - Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives.

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