Pedersen & Partners grows its Asia Pacific team with Alan Dashwood joining as Regional Client Partner


November 22nd, 2016 – Hong Kong – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, is pleased to announce that Alan Dashwood has joined its Hong Kong team as Regional Client Partner for Asia Pacific.

Mr. Dashwood is an experienced executive with over 30 years of extensive consulting and operational business development expertise, and has worked for companies of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals. Mr. Dashwood has managed business intelligence groups for the largest private provider of IT services in Australia, and consulted major companies in the sports marketing industry in Argentina and a global Executive Search firm’s hub in Hong Kong. In addition to his search portfolio across Asia, Eurasia and Australia, he has completed consulting assignments in Latin America and worked on short-term independent projects in France, Portugal, the United Arab Emirates, Macau, Hong Kong, and Singapore, the last three of which involved gaming institutions. Earlier in his career, he set up his own boutique practice in which he focused on gaming & mobile analytics. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Dashwood was part of the Hong Kong Consumer Markets Practice for a leading Executive Search company, with a focus on the Gaming, Hospitality, Entertainment, and Retail industries.

“I look forward to working with Pedersen & Partners’ global team. Their emerging markets-focused strategy combined with my experience across geographies will allow us to provide world-class service to companies looking for dynamic leaders and leadership talent across the region,” commented Alan Dashwood, Regional Client Partner for Asia Pacific at Pedersen & Partners.

“Alan is a seasoned international executive who will bring expertise within the Gaming, Hospitality, Entertainment & Retail industries to the firm, as we continue to grow our capabilities in Asia Pacific. We are very excited to have Alan join the team, and we know his experience and understanding of the markets will enhance Pedersen & Partners’ presence across Asia Pacific. I am confident that Alan’s addition to our international team will be a great asset for the firm and our clients,” added Gary Williams, Partner and the Head of APAC at Pedersen & Partners.

Pedersen & Partners is one of the fastest-growing, fully integrated Executive Search firms worldwide. The firm celebrated its 15th anniversary in January 2016, and to mark this occasion, it has created a timeline web page, featuring key milestones for the firm’s development and has released an anniversary video.

Pedersen & Partners is a leading international Executive Search firm. We operate 56 wholly owned offices in 52 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

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