Pedersen & Partners welcomes Portia Moyo as a Principal in South Africa

November 11, 2020 – Johannesburg, South Africa – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, has added Portia Moyo as a Principal to the office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Portia Moyo is an Executive Search and Human Resources professional, with over two decades of experience gained while serving in executive roles with public and privately-owned entities. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Moyo was the Lead Partner for a South African professional services firm specialising in Executive Search, where her search mandate portfolio included placements for C-suite roles such as CFO, COO, HRD, and Chief Digital Officer in various sectors, with a focus on the financial industry. Earlier in her career, she spent four years with Absa Group Limited, a South Africa-based financial services group, where she led, managed, and championed the company’s employee participation strategy and programmes across Africa. 

Amien Nanabhay

“Portia brings a wealth of experience from both regional Executive Search firms and government agencies, where she has spearheaded vertical and horizontal Human Capital transformations across Africa. Her dedication to building strategic leadership teams has earned her a reputation of a trusted partner for clients and candidates, and I am confident that she will thrive at Pedersen & Partners,” said Amien Nanabhay Country Manager South Africa.

Portia Moyo

“I appreciate and value Pedersen & Partners' business model, which is committed to long-term client partnerships at every stage of the assignment. Africa is continuously growing and evolving, and our clients rely on our expertise to secure their growth domestically and globally. I look forward to partnering with my colleagues across Africa and abroad, and to support our clients as they reach their business visions and aspirations,” added Portia Moyo, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.


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