Pedersen & Partners strengthens its presence in Eastern Europe and adds a new Consultant in its Kiev team

January 17th, 2017 – Kiev, UkrainePedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, is pleased to announce that Ekaterina Kharitonskaya has joined its Ukrainian team as a Consultant.

Ms. Kharitonskaya is a recruitment expert with over a decade of experience in the Banking & Financial Services, Professional Advisory, and FMCG sectors across CIS, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. Ms. Kharitonskaya entered the field in 2004 as a Consultant with a regional staffing industry leader, where she focused on advising clients on Banking & Corporate Finance recruitment matters. Three years later, she started her decade-long collaboration with a leading CIS-dedicated recruitment, BPO and HR-consulting services company. Ms. Kharitonskaya served within its Banking and FMCG practices as a Senior Consultant and Team Leader, and eventually became a Regional Manager and the Head of the Banking and Financial Services Practice. Ms. Kharitonskaya was in charge of business development, account and operations management and recruitment across a wide variety of functions, including General Management, Finance & Accounting, HR, Legal, and Sales & Marketing.

“Pedersen & Partners has a strong reputation in Ukraine, and an international team that entered the local market and successfully built a trusted and highly respected brand. I am proud to be joining such a proficient and committed search provider with broad-scale global expertise in various sectors. I look forward to supporting the firm’s growth in the region by identifying and delivering unrivalled talent acquisition and retention solutions to all our clients,” commented Ekaterina Kharitonskaya, Consultant at Pedersen & Partners. 

“For more than a decade, our Kiev team has delivered high-calibre Executive Search services and solutions to our clients and candidates, who know they have a trusted advisor in Pedersen & Partners. For this reason, we constantly strive to complete our team with experienced consultants whose comprehensive industry knowledge will serve as an advantageous asset to our clients. The addition of Ekaterina perfectly fits our continuous goal of enriching our C-suite acquisition and retention capabilities, and I am confident that her know-how will add tremendous value for our clients in the region. We are pleased to welcome Ekaterina on board and wish her a successful journey with Pedersen & Partners,” commented Vladimir Kolomoets, Client Partner and the Country Manager for Ukraine at Pedersen & Partners.

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