Pedersen & Partners welcomes Olivia Zhou as a new Consultant

January 8, 2021 – Shanghai, China – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Olivia Zhou will be joining the Shanghai office as a Consultant.

Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Zhou was a Senior Practice Leader at a retained Executive Search firm in Shanghai, with a primary focus on the E-commerce, FMCG, Cosmetics, and Fashion sectors. Before commencing her Executive Search career, Ms. Zhou worked in Paris, France, in the Luxury Retail sector, and as an editor with a Travel & Tourism organisation.

Jed Van Voorhis

“The continued growth of our team in mainland China is a sign of both our strong reputation in the market and the continued need for quality executive search in China. Olivia’s network across China and Europe, as well as her extensive experience in executive search and within the Consumer & Retail sector, will play an integral role in our business expansion in Greater China. Olivia’s in-depth expertise will help support our commitment to consistently deliver the highest level of quality and value to our clients. She will be a strong addition to our Shanghai team,” announced Jed Van Voorhis, Client Partner, Head of Greater China, Industrial Practice, Asia Pacific.

Olivia Zhou

“China has traditionally required a complex and tailored approach to recruitment, and the economic rollercoaster in the region over the last decade has made the market even more challenging. Providing innovative, balanced solutions for our clients’ growth and development aspirations – this is the major endeavour that I look forward to upon joining the Pedersen & Partners worldwide team. I’m fully confident that together with my colleagues, who have succeeded in building a strong presence in one of the highest-ranked Asian cities, we will be uniquely positioned to provide our clients with greater access to the global talent pool,” added Olivia Zhou, Consultant at Pedersen & Partners.

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