Michael Larsen is a Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners, based in Austria. With an international career spanning 30+ years, Mr. Larsen has a wealth of business processes and Executive Search, HR and Leadership Advisory expertise. Over the years, he has successfully developed strategic structures, processes, and people-first organisations, working for several corporate, matrixed organisations. He served for more than a decade in management roles in banking institutions and then started his 17 years career at a global Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Talent Advisory firm, where he held leading roles in Denmark, Australia, South Africa and as the Managing Director for Austria for the last 8 years of his tenure, where he managed business operations together with completing numerous senior-level engagements for clients across a variety of business sectors: Industry, IT, Fashion, and Banking. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Larsen worked in senior global HR functions in multinational companies listed on the German DAX and the Austrian ATX stock exchange.
Mr. Larsen holds an International Business Economics degree from the University of Commerce, in Aarhus, Denmark. Additionally, Mr. Larsen completed various professional trainings on Leadership, Coaching, Psychometric Assessments, Organisational Development, Sales, etc. Mr. Larsen speaks Danish, German, and English fluently.