International Executive Search Services

Executive Search is the core service at Pedersen & Partners. For more than two decades, we have been advising clients on the recruitment of high-level candidates on a global scale. In doing so, we strive to take a client- and quality-focused approach. Our consultants are dedicated to meeting clients’ needs to make Pedersen & Partners the best Executive Search firm. 

Quality is the key to a precise search

Quality is the driving factor for every one of our executive placements. Pedersen & Partners is passionate about successfully delivering on its Executive Search assignments – our mission is to gain the trust of our clients by consistently placing the right candidates. To achieve our quality standards, Pedersen & Partners follows a strict Executive Search process with every new search mandate:


Define business needs and search context – Role and candidate profile description – Search plan

Identification & Assessment

Direct search – Recommendations – Database search – Internet and other candidate sources – Integration of internal candidates – Telephone and video interviews – Consultant interviews –
Competency assessment – Progress reports


Shortlist of candidates – Detailed assessment reports – Client interviews – Informal references

Select Executive

Finalist interview – Contract negotiation – Formal reference check

Follow Up

Ensure proper start – Follow up Consultation – Continuing obligations

In addition to our strict selection process, Pedersen & Partners’ extensive on-the-ground presence via our 54 wholly owned offices across 50 countries contributes to our high-quality solutions to senior-level recruitment projects. Our team of experienced specialists is dedicated to providing you with the best leaders and managers for executive placements across all sectors. To contact us directly, please see our list of local Pedersen & Partners offices worldwide. Or contact our Practice Groups Heads.