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A successful digital transformation requires the repositioning of IT in the organisation; IT must evolve from a cost centre into an integral part of the value chain. Many asset-heavy companies transform into “technology” companies, where data replaces many of the assets previously listed on the balance sheet, drives customer experience and allows the creation of new business models. As a result, many formerly outsourced or “bought-in” IT functions and solutions are brought in-house.  In this series, we talk to IT…
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  • IT
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  • technology
  • Digital Transformation
  • the Netherlands
  • Peter D'Autry
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  You only see it when you understand it. 
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  • Digital
  • Transformation
  • Data
  • Digital Transformation
  • Innovation
  • Vision
  • Peter D'Autry
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Almost three months after Portugal went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pedersen & Partners carried out a survey of Human Resources Directors about how their companies have managed during the crisis: the challenges, the critical areas, and the skills needed to maintain day-to-day business in an unprecedented situation.
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  • Human Resources
  • HR
  • management
  • Covid-19
  • Strategy
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As the coronavirus pandemic starts to level off and the world prepares to return to the new normal, China’s pharmaceutical industry, including Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Biotech, and Generics is becoming one of the most dynamic sectors in the global economy. The combination of favourable regulatory conditions, a huge population underserved by traditional western medicine, and a burgeoning economy have led to massive investment.
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  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Vaccines
  • Biotech
  • Generics
  • China
  • Beryl Chu
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June 23, 2020 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Wu has joined the firm as a Client Partner, and the Head of Consumer & Retail Practice (Asia Pacific) based in Singapore.
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  • Asia Pacific
  • APAC
  • Singapore
  • Consumer
  • Retail
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Pranvera Papamihali, Country Manager for Albania at Pedersen & Partners, recently appeared on the Monitor Economy TV program broadcast on the News24 Albania TV channel to discuss gender equality issues.
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  • Pranvera Papamihali
  • Gender Equality
  • Executive Search
  • employment
  • Top Management
  • Compensation
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June 17, 2020 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Cassie Owen has joined the Dubai office as a Client Partner, covering the Retail & Luxury segment across the MENA region.
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  • UAE
  • Dubai
  • Retail
  • Consumer
  • MENA
  • Luxury
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In an interview with ITMN Television’s Vickram Bahl, Partner Michael Al-Nassir discusses emerging employment opportunities in the Middle East, the temporary management exodus, talent risk mitigating strategies, compensation changes, workforce localisation, top management skill sets in demand and addr
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  • Michael Al-Nassir
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Middle East
  • employment
  • talent risk
  • mitigating strategies
  • management
  • Compensation
  • workforce localisation
  • Top Management
  • Pandemic
  • Michael Al-Nassir
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China is out of lockdown and operating business as usual, except for mandatory masks and temperature checks. APAC, India, the Middle East, most of Europe and the Americas are in various phases of reopening. Following a time of crisis and confinement, we are seeing signs of a full restart – incorporating re-setting, re-thinking, re-positioning and re-launching.
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  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Covid
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Sandra Roels
  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • EU
  • Europe
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Developments in air mobility are closely followed by a large and global community of professionals. Most of the public buzz is about the potential for manned air mobility such as air taxis adding to human micro-mobility, with far less discussion of unmanned air mobility solutions and drones. However, it is clear that there is enormous scope for such unmanned vehicles, with many use cases to be explored.
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  • Mobility
  • Air
  • UTM
  • delivery
  • Supply Chain
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Magnus Alexander Wied
  • Sune Christiansen
  • Armelle Boulon
  • Brian Cartwright
  • Tamas Gonczi
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November 4, 2019 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Ian Robertson as a Client Partner within the Southeast Asia Industrial Practice Group.
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  • Southeast Asia
  • Industrial
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Media
  • Singapore
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What are the recent developments and trends in the German M&A market – including deal flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leverage financing, exit routes and co-investments? What are the high opportunity sectors and market segments? What are the strategies for value creation and portfolio management?
  • Press Releases
  • Private Equity
  • Breakfast
  • PE
  • Germany
  • Frankfurt
  • CMS
  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Guido Bormann
  • Andreas Weik
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What are the recent developments and trends in the Spanish M&A market – including deal flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leverage financing, exit routes and co-investments? What are the high opportunity sectors and market segments? What are the value creation and portfolio management strategies? How can CEOs be more creative and add value?
  • Press Releases
  • Private Equity
  • Breakfast
  • PE
  • Madrid
  • Spain
  • CMS
  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Alvaro Arias
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September 27, 2019 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Pedersen & Partners’ Amsterdam team and Law Firm Lexence welcomed Dutch and international CEOs, decision makers, and business & HR executives responsible for diversity, transformation, and strategy to an event designed to discuss, debate, and highlight inter-cultural awareness required to build relationships with customers, employees, and external stakeholders ac
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  • Pedersen and Partners
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Transformation
  • Strategy
  • Law
  • Netherlands
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Moscow, Russia
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  • Search for Talents
  • Business Breakfast
  • Talent Management
  • German Chamber of Commerce
  • Moscow
  • Russia
  • Pedersen and Partners
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September 20, 2019 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries has added Jenny Wong as a Client Partner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysia
  • technology
  • Telecommunication
  • financial services
  • Professional Services
  • Property
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • FMCG
  • Retail
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Paris, France – Following the “India Connect” event organised by Pedersen & Partners Executive Search on September 5, 2019, we bring you the key insights from the business breakfast event.
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  • India
  • France
  • India Connect
  • breakfast event
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Consumer Goods
  • Pharma
  • Transport
  • Logistics
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste Management
  • Water Sanitation.
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Prague, Czech Republic – The Pedersen & Partners Prague team joined forces with Enterprise Investors, Deloitte, and White & Case to welcome CEOs, decision makers, and investors to an event designed to discuss and debate the financing opportunities for Czech-owned firms. Participants included executives from the Technology, High-tech Equipment Manufacturing, Agriculture, Alternative & Traditional Energy, and Chemical industries. Petra Grabmayer, Partner at Pedersen & Partners…
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  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • technology
  • High-tech Equipment Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Traditional Energy
  • Chemical industries
  • Petra Grabmayer
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September 11, 2019 – New Delhi, India – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Paramita Lahiri as a Principal based in New Delhi, India.
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  • India
  • New Delhi
  • technology
  • Digital
  • Healthcare
  • FMCG
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September 6, 2019 – London, UK – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has added Marc Kramers to the Consumer Products Practice based in London, UK as Principal.
  • Press Releases
  • London
  • UK
  • Great Britain
  • consumer products
  • Consumer Goods
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Riga, Latvia – Yesika Aguilera, Tespack Co-founder & CMO gave interview to Ieva Riekstina, Consultant at Pedersen & Partners in Latvia at the Digital Freedom Festival.   Yesika was recognised by Forbes 30 Under 30 twice, named a “Tech & Energy” industry disruptor, and one of the Top 200 Leaders of Tomorrow Globally. Participated in the St. Gallen Symposium, debating with prime ministers, top entrepreneurs and higher education (HE) leaders on how…
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  • Businesswomen
  • Women In Tech
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Ieva Riekstina
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The HR-Lounge established in 2008, is the largest network of HR-Managers in Austria with 267 members. Over the past ten years 50 Club meetings took place in Upper Austria and 30 - in Vienna. The first anniversary was celebrated with nearly 200 Human Resources Managers in a festive gala in Linz. Sparkasse Upper Austria hosted this great evening.
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  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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At middle and top levels annual growth reached 13%, with chief accountants salary growth is as high as 20-24%.
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  • Irena Bushandrova
  • Bulgaria
  • salary
  • salary increase
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These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sports organisations. Anna Hellman has been working in international sports for twenty years. After having managed SportAccord Convention, she is now Director of ThinkSport, a network based in Lausanne which connects sports-related expertise from different sectors, including sports…
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  • Olympics
  • Sport
  • Switzerland
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The most recent meeting of the HR Lounge - a network for HR Managers only founded by Josef Buttinger, Country Manager for Austria at Pedersen & Partners - was dedicated to the topic of catering at workplace. Eurest - a company that offers dining services for companies, will open Austria's largest restaurant in the new Bank Austria Campus in Vienna at the end of November. "Studies show that fresh food increases employee satisfaction," commented Sabine Riedel, HR Director at Eurest. Over 50 HR Directors from…
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  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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56 wholly owned offices  opened since 2001 - Poul Pedersen and Evita Lune talk to the Latvian magazine Klubs about the focus, drive and professional team that lead to the creation of Pedersen & Partners - a  leading international Executive Search company.
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  • Latvia
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These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations. Anrijs Brencans is a recognised expert in governance for sports both for government and private organizations; he has over 25 years of experience of chairing boards for industrial conglomerates, internet start-ups and sporting organisations across Europe.
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  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
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These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations. We're pleased to start our first season with Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of the association Rénovons le Sport Français, which aims at improving governance methods in French sporting bodies. Amélie also heads the #Paris2024 Audit Committee organising the 2024 Summer…
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  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
  • Paris
  • France
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Paris, France – Décideurs Magazine issued by Leaders League, a media and rating agency for top executives, has released its 2018 annual “Compensation Systems and Recruitment Strategies” report for the Executive Search industry in France. Pedersen & Partners was rated as Excellent for international searches and nominated for its strong reputation and prominence in the following categories:
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  • France
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Riga, LatviaGina Heng, Co-Founder of Marvelstone Group. Interviewed by Evita Lune and Joanne Chng.   Marvelstone Group is a private investment group that develops and invests in growing businesses. It was founded by Joe Seunghyun Cho and Gina Heng and joined by managing partner, Joel Ko. One of the projects is LATTICE80 — the Global FinTech Hub kickstarted from Singapore and now expanding its network across many other cities. Gina is very…
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  • Startup
  • technology
  • Women In Tech
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Evita Lune
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Riga, Latvia - Evita Lune, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, interviewed Susanne Hannestad, CEO of Fintech Mundi, for RigaTechGirls.
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  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Tech
  • FinTech
  • Startups
  • financial services
  • Evita Lune
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Oslo, Norway – Pedersen & Partners Executive Search and Simonsen Vogt Wiig, a leading commercial law firm, co-hosted the Global Opportunities in FinTech event in Oslo at the end of August. The event was specifically designed for Norwegian FinTechs, and offered insights on FinTech global capital market activities, regulatory aspects to consider, commercialization and scaling required to succeed globally in FinTech. Among the key speakers were:  
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  • FinTech
  • Oslo
  • Norway
  • Law
  • Executive Search
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Sofia, Bulgaria – In late June, the Pedersen & Partners Sofia team were delighted to host their annual local “Business Meets Culture” initiative – bringing Sofia business executives and the Bulgarian intellectual and artistic elite together, and aiming to enhance cooperation and exchange between them. This year, the leading roles were taken by the celebrated Bulgarian stage and screen stars Ivan Barnev and Margita Gosheva. The event was held in the conference hall of the COSMOS Co-working Camp…
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  • Business
  • Culture
  • Bulgaria
  • Sofia
  • Irena Bushandrova
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This series consists of short three-question interviews conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, with experts in the sports industry, to gain insights into the strategic governance and human capital challenges faced by sports organisations.
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  • FIBA
  • Sport
  • Switzerland
  • Gautier Vasseur
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Tallinn, Estonia – Kairi Raudmets the Country Manager for Estonia at Pedersen & Partners, on the Quality Management in business processes.
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  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
  • Consumer Goods
  • Quality Management
  • Kairi Raudmets
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Although the financial services sector is seeing a dramatic global shift to a fintech-based model, this situation is particularly pronounced in the Asia Pacific region, where only around one quarter of the population uses traditional banking and financial services. Accordingly, the rise of phenomena such as mobile banking services, online insurance sales and microlending represents not so much a market shift as the emergence of an entirely new market.  This new market is very large – potentially consisting of over…
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  • Asia Pasific
  • APAC
  • financial services
  • Joanne Chng
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These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations. Anrijs Brencans is a recognised expert in governance for sports both for government and private organizations; he has over 25 years of experience of chairing boards for industrial conglomerates, internet start-ups and sporting organisations across Europe.
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  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
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These are series of short three-question interviews with experts in the sports industry conducted by Gautier Vasseur, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, to gain insights into strategic governance and human capital issues of sporting organisations. We're pleased to start our first season with Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of the association Rénovons le Sport Français, which aims at improving governance methods in French sporting bodies. Amélie also heads the #Paris2024 Audit Committee organising the 2024 Summer…
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  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
  • Paris
  • France
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Cheap money, high liquidity, a good economic cycle and strong competition: these talking points were identified during the Private Equity Breakfast in Barcelona co-hosted this October by the international law firm CMS and global Executive Search firm Pedersen & Partners, in which representatives from well-known Spanish private equity and venture capital firms discussed how to deal with current conditions while preparing for possible future economic downturns. Panellists discussed the economic cycle, deal…
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  • Private Equity
  • Barcelona
  • Alvaro Arias
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Pedersen & Partners, the leading international executive search firm surveyed CEOs, CIO/CTOs and HR Directors of the Czech-based companies during the first six months of 2018 to gauge insights on current trends, and how the changing needs and structure of their businesses affect their role. The answers in the surveys are taken directly from some of the interviewees and are intended to reflect similar answers from other interviewees. The surveys weren’t scientific, and we did…
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  • Executive Survey
  • Czech Republic