Martin Klika is a Client Partner and the Global Head of the Telecommunications Practice Group, at Pedersen & Partners. Mr. Klika has over 20 years of experience in corporate leadership, management consulting, and senior executive search. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Klika was the Country Head for the Czech Republic and Slovakia at Spencer Stuart, and before that a Consultant at Egon Zehnder. During his tenure, Mr. Klika has successfully executed numerous senior-level search and leadership consulting assignments across industries in Europe, US, the Middle East, and Asia, with a particular focus on ICT and telecommunications sector. Before moving to the Executive Search industry, Mr. Klika held several senior management roles in finance and ICT services for integrated telecom operators in the Czech Republic (Telefonica O2 Group) and in Australia (Telstra).
Mr. Klika has an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA and a Master’s degree in Physics from Charles University, Czech Republic. He successfully passed level I and II of Chartered Financial Analyst program and is a Certified Coach. Apart from his native Czech, he speaks English fluently.