Victoria Lobanova joins Pedersen & Partners as a Principal

January 17, 2022 – Riga, Latvia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Victoria Lobanova as a Principal.

Victoria Lobanova has more than 20 years of human resources experience as a senior HR leader and a senior-level recruitment consultant, providing leadership and strategic direction on talent management, performance management, organisational design, and leadership development. Her primary search focus spans across the corporate, banking, retail, and FMCG industries. Most recently, she was the Group HR Director for Citadele Bank in Latvia, where she provided leadership and strategic direction in talent acquisition, performance management, organisational design, and leadership development. Earlier in her career, she worked as an HR Director in Russia and Latvia for the Russian national postal service provider and in the banking and food retail sectors where she partnered with senior leaders, employees, and colleagues to drive HR initiatives across businesses, working proactively with leadership teams on talent acquisition strategy and implemented operational efficiencies to build high-performing cultures.

Eva Alberte

“We are pleased to announce the addition of Victoria to our executive team, and to open up the opportunity for our current and future clients to take advantage of her keen insights into the changing industry demands. She has partnered with industry’s leaders and implemented innovative solutions for clients’ talent management challenges, building considerable human capital management expertise in digital banking and retail. She will further enhance our strong Baltics team and be a great asset to the global practices,” said Eva Alberte, Country Manager for Latvia at Pedersen & Partners.

Victoria Lobanova

“Pedersen & Partners is a recognised brand in the market and I am thrilled to be a part of the sustained growth of the firm. I look forward to working closely with leading local, regional, and international clients to navigate the complexities of their business and ensure the right leadership fit. The Riga team has ambitious growth plans in place, and I am excited to join forces with them and bring to market innovative business models and solutions,” added Victoria Lobanova, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.


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