Pedersen & Partners welcomes Caroline Qian to its China team

March 1, 2021 – China – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Caroline Qian has joined the firm in the Shanghai office as a Principal.

Caroline Qian is a Principal with Pedersen & Partners. Ms. Qian has over 15 years of Executive Search and Management Consulting experience focused on senior level executive search, leadership advisory, talent management, and coaching. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Qian was a Senior Management Consultant with a leading global Executive Search and Talent Advisory firm, where she led senior level searches across Industrial, Consumer, and Technology sectors, as well leadership assessment engagements. Ms. Qian is an International Coaching Federation Certified PCC Business Coach.

Jed Van Voorhis

“We are delighted to welcome Caroline to Pedersen & Partners as we continue expanding our Greater China team. Caroline brings a level of industry depth and executive search experience that is built on a thorough understanding of the senior leadership talent challenges, pressures, and opportunities. I am certain that Caroline will augment the firm’s capabilities through her ability to identify and attract top leaders, her dedication to transforming organisational culture through building successful teams, and her extensive network in the marketplace,” stated Jed Van Voorhis, Client Partner, Head of Greater China, Industrial Practice, Asia Pacific.

Caroline Qian

“Pedersen & Partners has won the respect of clients and candidates worldwide, and its global footprint provides excellent opportunities to partner with the C-suite of clients ranging from emerging to international players to attract not only the best leaders, but the right leaders. I’m excited to become a member of this dynamic team, with its unique client and candidate focus that ensures high quality standards in all undertaken assignments,” added Caroline Qian, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.

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