Pedersen & Partners expands its team in Prague and appoints Marek Petruš as Principal

September 1, 2022 – Prague, Czech Republic – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Marek Petruš to its Prague team as a Principal.

Marek Petruš is a Principal at Pedersen & Partners, based in Prague, Czech Republic. Mr. Petruš is a senior professional with extensive experience in C-level Executive Search from a boutique Executive Search firm headquartered in Prague, where he executed search mandates across a range of sectors in the Czech Republic and central Europe. He also acted in a Head of Research role for a top 5 global Executive Search firm. During his earlier executive career, Marek worked as the Chancellor and Executive Director of the General Secretariat of the Czech National Bank, in charge of the overall external and stakeholder relations of the Bank. He started his career as a reporter and correspondent for global media outlets, such as Dow Jones and Reuters. Mr. Petruš holds a Mass Communications and Journalism MA degree from Charles University in Prague. In addition to his native Czech, he is fluent in English and speaks basic German.

Petra Grabmayer

“Pedersen & Partners has been an active market leader in the Czech Republic since 2001. The firm has grown across continents, but as the firm’s birthplace, Prague has high strategic importance for us. We are committed to continue building the strongest team regionally and globally to service the growth of our international and Czech clients. We see this as the right time to bring on seasoned executives like Marek with his focus on executive and board-level placements across all industries and functional areas to enable us to provide valuable guidance to our clients who look to attract top-notch executives in this region and other strategic markets across the world,” said Petra Grabmayer, Partner, and Country Manager for the Czech Republic at Pedersen & Partners.

Marek Petrus

“I am proud to join this capable team, with its broad cross-industry and cross-functional expertise, and a truly international reach. Pedersen & Partners stands out with its energetic, solutions-oriented approach to leading complex, client-focused leadership-building assignments in a competitive environment. I see a growing number of clients across the region, including successful company builders, that will benefit from this firm’s deep understanding of diverse and multicultural organisations and look to it as a trusted partner when selecting and honing just the right calibre of leaders. I look forward to working closely with the rest of the team, and collaborating with clients in the region and beyond to find dynamic leaders able to accelerate, transform, and grow their businesses on a regional and even a global scale,” said Marek Petruš, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.


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