Pedersen & Partners grows its French team by adding Heiko Hofer as Client Partner

April 1, 2021 – Paris, France – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Heiko Hofer has joined the firm as a Client Partner.

Heiko Hofer is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in the France office. Mr. Hofer brings more than two decades of Executive Search expertise, with a special focus on the Automotive, Machinery, and Speciality Chemicals Industrial segments for French and DACH clients. Having started his career in search and management consulting with one of the top 5 Executive Search global firms, Mr. Hofer then worked at two start-up search consultancies in France, as Franco-German Business Managing Consultant and Founding Partner respectively. During the last seven years prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Hofer served as a Senior Client Partner in the Strasbourg office of a Global Executive Search & Leadership Consulting firm, developing business and relationships with existing and new clients, and executing cross-border search assignments in France and Germany.

Laurence Maheo

“We are consistently growing our global footprint, and the Industrial Practice Group which Heiko will join will certainly benefit from his expertise and in-depth understanding of Franco-German cross-border Executive Search mandate requirements. Heiko’s track record includes work for global search firms and management consulting start-ups, and this will translate to high-added value understanding of client challenges and talent solutions,” stated Laurence Maheo, Country Manager for France at Pedersen & Partners.

Heiko Hofer

“As clients transform their organisations for a post-pandemic economy, I look forward to partnering with my colleagues across the firm’s offices, and supporting them as they strengthen their leadership teams. I am excited to leverage the global coverage of the firm, and the capability to advise clients through a single point of contact to better serve these high-growth markets,” added Heiko Hofer, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.

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