Pedersen & Partners Expands its Team in South Africa adding Cheryl Zeghers as Principal


January 21st, 2015 – Johannesburg, South Africa – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 53 wholly owned offices in 50 countries and known for its strong expertise within Emerging Markets, is pleased to announce that Cheryl Zeghers is joining the Johannesburg office as a Principal.

Ms. Zeghers has a multilateral background in Executive Search, Assessment and Consulting, with more than 25 years of professional experience in the Telecommunications, Mining, Automotive, Agricultural, Professional Advisory, Retail and Finance sectors. Since 2001, Ms. Zeghers has worked extensively across the African continent, sourcing executives from around the world for the region. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Zeghers built her own Executive Search boutique practices; most recently, she was a partner with an international recruitment firm.

“I am happy to join Pedersen & Partners; they have a strong presence in Africa and have built a solid reputation throughout South Africa and the continent. Their integrated management and entrepreneurial spirit are exactly what it takes to be successful in emerging markets,” says Cheryl Zeghers, Principal at Pedersen & Partners.

“The continued growth of our team in South Africa is a sign of both our strong reputation in the market and the continued need for quality executive search in Africa. I am proud to welcome Cheryl to our team; her years of experience both across multiple industry sectors as well as her extensive network throughout Africa will provide strong added value for our clients,” added Amien Nanabhay, Country Manager South Africa at Pedersen & Partners.

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