Pedersen & Partners welcomes Plang Jacob-Lot to its Lagos office as Principal

October 14th, 2022, Lagos, Nigeria – Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Plang Jacob-Lot as a Principal in Lagos.

Plang Jacob-Lot is a multicultural professional with two decades of mixed corporate, consulting, family business, government, and Executive Search expertise, gained on mandates across the African continent, GCC, and Western Europe, while living in UAE, the UK and Nigeria. His track record includes 15+ years of Executive Search, Advisory and Talent Acquisition across the Financial Services, Private Equity, Professional Services, and Technology sectors. Over the course of his career with several UK, UAE, and Nigeria-headquartered Executive Search firms, Mr. Jacob-Lot has partnered with his clients, including Blue Chip and FTSE 100 companies, to support their growth pace with leadership teams which combined an international perspective with regional understanding. He worked as the Head of Talent Acquisition for Africa for Standard Chartered Bank, where he oversaw 14 African countries and built the Shared Services Operations for the entire African continent. Mr. Jacob-Lot completed his education in the UK.

Michael Al-Nassir

“The African continent is a key market for many of our regional and global clients, and Plang will enhance our optimal mix of industry, domain, and geography expertise in local, regional, and global leadership-building capabilities. He is the fourth senior team member recruited across our four African offices in the last 12 months, accelerating our growth in Africa, and proving our commitment to real on-the-ground presence in our four regional business hubs in Africa,” stated Michael Al-Nassir, Partner, Head of Middle East & Africa, Head of Private Equity APMEA.

Plang Jacob-Lot

“Global and African businesses are investing heavily in the region, creating a strong demand for world-class professionals, and I look forward to partnering with my colleagues in the region and across the globe to help our clients find top leadership talent to drive and accelerate their growth ambitions,” added Plang Jacob-Lot, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.


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