Pedersen & Partners welcomes John Durkey to their team in the United States

March 06, 2024 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA – Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes John Durkey as a Client Partner and Head of Boston office.

John brings over 25 years of experience in the retained executive search industry. He has honed his expertise through leadership roles at leading boutique and global executive search firms. John is highly skilled in building senior management teams for emerging growth companies and revitalizing global multinational corporations with new talent. He is known for his consultative approach, viewing effective leadership as crucial to an organization's success. John's expertise spans various functional disciplines, including clinical, engineering, manufacturing, quality, regulatory affairs, and research and development, across the Americas, Europe, Scandinavia, and the United Kingdom.

Gary Williams

"We are excited to welcome John Durkey to our team as Client Partner and Head of the Boston office. John's extensive experience in the Life Sciences & Healthcare and Industrial sectors, combined with his track record of driving growth and delivering results, will be a significant asset to our clients and the firm. His expertise will further enhance our ability to serve clients with our Best Team Forward approach in these key industries and strengthen our presence in the United States,” said Gary Williams, CEO, Pedersen & Partners.

John Durkey

“I am pleased to join Pedersen & Partners and firmly believe in the value of the firm's business model, particularly the global reach, which is well-suited for serving clients. I look forward to collaborating with the team to support growth throughout the region and globally,” said John Durkey, Client Partner, Head of Boston Office, Pedersen & Partners.


Pedersen & Partners is a leading global Executive Search & Leadership Consulting firm. We operate 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values of Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives.