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Insights into the influence of Covid-19 on the current and post-pandemic Life Sciences & Healthcare market

The word “quarantine” is derived from the Italian word quarantena, the 40-day isolation period demanded during the Middle Ages before a ship was permitted to enter port, in order  to protect the port city from disease. Humans are social animals, and as we endure our 40 days of self-isolation and lockdown across the globe, we are starting to feel stressed and to long for some short to mid-term perspectives.

  • Insights
  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Pandemic
  • Quarantine
  • Covid
  • 19
  • Covid-19
  • coronavirus
  • Lydia van der Meulen
  • Sandra Roels
  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Europe
  • EU
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Relocation, Dutch-style, Biz Magazine

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – In an interview with Biz Magazine, Figaro den Hollander, Client Partner and the Country Manager for the Netherlands at Pedersen & Partners, elucidated the reasons why the Netherlands still tops the list in terms of the best destinations for expats.* One big reason is that English is the official language in most companies. But what other benefits does the Netherlands have for expats?

Julia Casoli is a passionate polyglot. She speaks English, Spanish, German and Portuguese fluently,

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  • the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • relocation
  • Expat
  • career
  • Julia Casoli
  • Figaro den Hollander
  • EU
  • Europe
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Gregory Camou as Country Manager for Russia and Sergei Serdioukov as Head of Industrial Practice CIS

April 6, 2020 – Moscow, Russia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, including 11 offices across the former Soviet Union, is pleased to announce that Gregory Camou has been promoted to Country Manager for Russia. Client Partner Sergei Serdioukov, who has been the Country Manager for Russia since 2010, will now take on the regional role of Head of Industrial Practice for CIS.

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  • Russia
  • Moscow
  • CIS
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Pedersen & Partners promotes Katharina Kaiser to Country Manager for Austria

March 16, 2020 – Vienna, Austria – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Katharina Kaiser has been promoted to the position of Country Manager for Austria. Josef Buttinger, who has led the Vienna office since he joined the firm in 2015, will move on to global Industrial Practice and will focus on developing the client network and business in addition to supporting clients headquartered in Austria with their global expansion plans through our consolidated Industrial Practice Group.

  • Press Releases
  • Austria
  • Vienna
  • Global
  • International
  • Country Manager
  • C-level
  • Europe
  • Industrial
  • Consumer
  • Goods
  • Retail
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Pedersen & Partners ernennt Katharina Kaiser zur Country Managerin für Österreich

16. März 2020 - Wien, Österreich - Pedersen & Partners, ein führendes internationales Executive Search Unternehmen mit 54 eigenen Büros in 50 Ländern, freut sich, die Ernennung von Katharina Kaiser zur Country Managerin bekannt zu geben. Josef Buttinger, der das Wiener Büro seit seinem Eintritt ins Unternehmen im Jahr 2015 geleitet hat, wird ins globale Industriesegment wechseln und sich auf die Entwicklung des Mandantennetzwerks und des Geschäfts konzentrieren sowie Klienten mit Sitz in Österreich bei ihren globalen Expansionsplänen unterstützen.

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  • Wien
  • Österreich
  • Industrie
  • Konsumgüter
  • Einzelhandelsbranchen
  • Country Managerin
  • International
  • Katharina Kaiser
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To me the greatest achievement is achievement through others

Riga, Latvia - Evita Lune, Partner at Pedersen & Partners, interviewed Anastasija Oleinika, Chief Executive Officer, TWINO Group, for Riga TechGirls. Anastasija is the CEO of the TWINO Group, a Latvian FinTech which focuses on p2p lending. TWINO investors come from all over Europe, and it offers loans to borrowers in Latvia, Poland, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, and Russia. TWINO employs over 400 people, with 70 working at the HQ in Riga, and has issued more than EUR 1bn in loans since launching operations. Anastasija is listed by Forbes Latvija as one of their “30 under 30”.

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  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • Riga TechGirls
  • FinTech
  • Investments
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Silvie Buchs to lead the Global Asset Management Practice

February 5, 2020 – Zurich, Switzerland – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Silvie Buchs has joined the Zurich office as a Client Partner and Head of the Global Asset Management Practice.

  • Press Releases
  • Zürich
  • Switzerland
  • Asset Management
  • financial services
  • Executive Search
  • Alternative Investments
  • Private Wealth Management
  • International
  • Global
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Pedersen & Partners boosts its Czech team by adding Gabriela Trojáková as a Principal

January 15, 2020 – Prague, Czech Republic – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, has appointed Gabriela Trojáková as a Principal within its Prague team.

  • Press Releases
  • Executive Search
  • Human capital
  • Strategy
  • HR Management
  • employee lifecycle management
  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Partner Evita Lune as Global Head of new FinTech Practice Group - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

January 13, 2020 – Riga,  Latvia – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Partner Evita Lune has been appointed Global Head of the newly-launched FinTech Practice Group. Evita will also keep her position as Regional Head of the Baltics.

  • Press Releases
  • FinTech
  • Latvia
  • Riga
  • Practice Group
  • Europe
  • Global
  • Baltics
  • new
  • Head
  • Evita Lune
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Pedersen & Partners names Partner Alvaro Arias Echeverria as Global Head of the Private Equity Practice

January 10, 2020 – Madrid,  Spain – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Partner Alvaro Arias Echeverria has been appointed Global Head of the Private Equity Practice Group.

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  • Spain
  • Madrid
  • Private Equity
  • Practice Group
  • PE
  • Alvaro Arias
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‘India Connect’ Business Breakfast organised by Pedersen & Partners France

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.

  • Press Releases
  • India
  • France
  • India Connect
  • breakfast event
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Consumer Goods
  • Pharma
  • Transport
  • Logistics
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste Management
  • Water Sanitation.
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Top-level executives learn how to finance the further growth of Czech firms

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 moderated the expert panel discussion represented by Martin Vohanka, CEO at Eurowag; Jiri Michal, entrepreneur and former Zentiva CEO, and Martin Strupl, Managing Partner at eD System Group.

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  • Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • technology
  • High-tech Equipment Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Traditional Energy
  • Chemical industries
  • Petra Grabmayer
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Pedersen & Partners appoints Paramita Lahiri as a Principal in the New Delhi office

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.

  • Press Releases
  • India
  • New Delhi
  • technology
  • Digital
  • Healthcare
  • FMCG
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Pedersen & Partners adds Marc Kramers to its Consumer Products Practice

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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Pedersen & Partners appoints Brian Cartwright as Client Partner in Dubai to develop its Supply Chain & Logistics business in MENA

August 6, 2019 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, is pleased to announce that Brian Cartwright will be joining the firm’s Supply Chain & Logistics sub-practice as a Client Partner in Dubai.

  • Press Releases
  • Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
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Pedersen & Partners boosts its Nordic team by adding Ronny Andersson

July 8, 2019 – Malmo, Sweden  Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ronny Andersson as a Principal for the Nordic region.

  • Press Releases
  • Nordics
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Industrial
  • consumer products
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Pedersen & Partners - Pedersen & Partners successfully executes leadership transition plan; Gary Williams becomes CEO of Pedersen & Partners, Poul Pedersen becomes Executive Chairman

July 1st,  2019 – Dubai, UAE – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, announced that founder Poul Pedersen, after over 18 years as Managing Partner, will be assuming the role of Executive Chairman. Gary Williams, former Deputy Managing Partner, has been appointed CEO.

  • Press Releases
  • Dubai
  • CEO succession plan
  • Leadership change
  • board succession
  • Management succession
  • chairman
  • CEO
  • chief executive officer
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Pedersen & Partners boosts its team in Italy, appoints new Client Partner

June 3, 2019 – Milan, Italy – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Gianluca Orecchini as a Client Partner and the Global Head of Engineering Practice.

  • Press Releases
  • Engineering
  • Head
  • Client Partner
  • Milan
  • Italy
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Asia Connect Breakfast - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Paris, France - Following Asia Connect event organised by Pedersen & Partners executive search in Paris, we offer key insights from the breakfast meeting.

  • Press Releases
  • Paris
  • Asia Connect
  • South East Asia
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Pedersen & Partners boosts its Industrial Practice group in APAC, adds Jed Van Voorhis

March 18, 2019 – Hong Kong & China – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Jed Van Voorhis as a Client Partner within the Industrial Practice in APAC.

  • Press Releases
  • Industrial
  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
  • technology
  • Digital
  • Hong Kong
  • China
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Anna Hellman, Director of ThinkSport

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 organisations, academia, businesses, and public authorities.

  • In the media
  • Olympics
  • Sport
  • Switzerland
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HR-lounge: Netzwerken mit Genuss

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 companies such as St. Martins Therme, Kika/Leiner, value one holding, Manner, Liebherr Transportation, Manz Verlag, Xing, Otto Bock Healthcare, Otto Real Estate, Holmes Place, Institute os Science & Technologies Austria, Falkensteiner Group and AMS Vienna were welcomed at the meeting.

  • In the media
  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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Poul Pedersen - interview with Klubs - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

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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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Anrijs Brencans, Member of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Executive Board

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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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of Rénovons le Sport Français

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 Olympics, and seats on the Boards of Carrefour, Eurazeo and Plastic Omnium.

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  • Olympics
  • Sports
  • Paris
  • France
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Pedersen & Partners France nominated in 8 Executive Search industry categories by “Décideurs Magazine”

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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We don’t try to think within the box, we want to be innovative, we are not afraid to try new things, for us it’s really about being nimble.
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 passionate about women and financial empowerment, and is currently developing misskaya.com as a lifestyle and financial platform designed specifically for the modern women.  
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  • Startup
  • technology
  • Women In Tech
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Evita Lune
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Global Digital Economy Partner Evita Lune was part of the jury at the business opportunity conference “ICEBREAKERS'18” - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

October 8, 2018 – Riga, Latvia. The event gathered over 200 participants ranging from students interested in startups and entrepreneurship journey, to startups, to business decision makers and enthusiasts.

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  • Startup
  • Business Ideas
  • ICEBREAKERS'18
  • Evita Lune
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Vom Business in schwarzen Roben

Am Mittwochabend netzwerkten Personalchefs wieder bei der HR-Lounge. Gastgeber war diesmal Baker McKenzie.

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  • Josef Buttinger
  • Human Resources
  • HR
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Global venture capital boom translates into new career opportunities for Life Sciences professionals in Europe

Venture capital (VC) is now a $155 billion annual industry worldwide, and over 10% of that worldwide VC funding is invested in Life Sciences. Biotech and pharmaceuticals in particular have seen massive increases, reaching a total of $16.6 billion in 2017. MedTech is rapidly catching up.

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  • Life Science
  • Venture Capital
  • Europe
  • Lydia van der Meulen
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Anrijs Brencans, Member of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Executive Board

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.

  • In the media
  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
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Season I "Interview with Sports Executives": Amélie Ouéda-Castéra, President of Rénovons le Sport Français

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 Olympics, and seats on the Boards of Carrefour, Eurazeo and Plastic Omnium.

  • In the media
  • Insights
  • Olympics
  • Sports
  • Paris
  • France
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Spanish Private Equity Breakfast - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

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 generation and exit strategies in a lively and agile atmosphere.  

  • Insights
  • Private Equity
  • Barcelona
  • Alvaro Arias
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Executive Survey Czech Republic - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

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 not segment the market by sector or size of company/organization, instead we interviewed executives from a range of company sizes and sectors.

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  • Executive Survey
  • Czech Republic
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How to move on after years in a bull market

In September Pedersen & Partners together with the international law firm CMS hosted annual German Private Equity Breakfast. During the breakfast and networking event, German Private Equity firms discussed the way ahead.

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  • Private Equity
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • German Private Equity Breakfast
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CEE Capital Markets and Fintech Awards - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Evita Lune, Partner for Global Digital Economy at Pedersen & Partners, took part in the jury of the 4th CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Awards in Warsaw, Poland.

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  • FinTech
  • Digital Economy
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Walk the talk: align values, culture and purpose to attract and retain A-players - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search
Tallinn, Estonia – The labour market in the Baltics is currently very active. The economy is growing, and companies are expanding or consolidating—leading to the creation of new structures, roles and responsibility areas. The FMCG sector is characterised—both in the Baltics and globally—by:   • Increasing pursuit of innovation— by adopting new strategies across various divisions and channels, and also by boosting reputation to attract top talent to the management teams. • Searching for partnerships with players in different geographies, as well as developing specialized products to open new markets, reach new consumers and drive sales. • Implementation of technology to drive efficiency in all sectors, from production to customer experience and engagement.
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  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
  • Kairi
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Digital disruption in Consumer Goods business and e-commerce development in the Baltics - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Tallinn, Estonia – Kairi Raudmets, Country Manager for Estonia, interviewed two top representatives of the global Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies in the Baltics: Arturs Kanepe, Reckitt Benckiser Country Manager Baltics and Aleksandr Ugorenko, former Baltic Countries Director at Unilever.

  • Press Releases
  • Insights
  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
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Life Sciences Career Opportunities Update: Trends in 2018 - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Life Sciences is at the cutting edge of fighting disease – whether by modifying the DNA of naturally-occurring cells in biopharma, applying the latest technologies in MedTech, or introducing more effective and cost-efficient therapies to patients. In this fast-expanding industry, job profiles are transforming and the demand for skilled professionals is constantly increasing.

  • Press Releases
  • Insights
  • Amsterdam
  • Netherlands
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Recruitment in Africa: an overview - Pedersen and Partners Executive Search

Johannesburg, South Africa – The continent of Africa is huge and diverse, home to over 1.2 billion people in 54 countries. Africa is rapidly expanding in terms of economic growth, infrastructural development, education, population, social mobility, and overall regional stability.

  • Press Releases
  • Insights
  • Johannesburg
  • South Africa
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