Global Executive Search firm Pedersen & Partners opens office in Amsterdam

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January 9th, 2017 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Pedersen & Partners is proud to announce the opening of its office in Amsterdam. Founded in 2001, Pedersen & Partners has become an established provider of Executive Search services internationally, with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. At Pedersen & Partners, consultants work as one team worldwide, in one global profit centre – a truly globally-integrated firm, implementing our credo: ONE WORLD. ONE TEAM. LEADERS IN EMERGING TALENT.

Poul Pedersen, founder and Managing Partner: “We are launching Amsterdam with four senior, experienced Executive Search professionals who will be fully dedicated to providing the very best service to Pedersen & Partners’ Dutch and international clients.”

A team of seasoned search professionals will be establishing the Amsterdam office, bringing over 75 years of cumulative Executive Search expertise across a wide range of industries:

Lydia van der Meulen will be the Country Manager for the Netherlands. Mrs. van der Meulen brings to the firm two decades of international Executive Search experience in Life Sciences and related areas in Industrial, Food and Agribusiness. She will also head Pedersen & Partners’ Life Sciences practice for the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

Marnix Lamberts, Client Partner and Global Head of the Transport and Logistics Practice, brings decades of international search experience in the Maritime & Logistics, Engineering & Dredging, Food, and Agribusiness sectors across developed and emerging markets. Mr. Lamberts will be setting up and heading Pedersen & Partners’ new global Logistics Practice from the Amsterdam office.

Maarten Passtoors, Client Partner, draws on over two decades of experience as a partner and Country Manager for Netherlands with some of the world’s largest Executive Search networks. He has a wealth of search expertise in the Industrial sector, and has also conducted searches within the Technology and Consumer Products sectors.

Jurga Baltram, Consultant, returns to Pedersen & Partners from her own recruitment boutique practice in Amsterdam. Ms. Baltram worked for five years in the Pedersen & Partners Vilnius office, until she moved to the Netherlands in 2013. She will help to ensure that the Amsterdam office assimilates well and that our Dutch clients fully benefit from the firm’s globally integrated expertise and knowledge.

Lydia van der Meulen: “As Pedersen & Partners steps into its 17th year of operations with 56 offices, our team in Amsterdam is thrilled to be part of the firm’s continued growth. Pedersen & Partners puts clients first, and has an excellent team of energetic and experienced professionals across the world’s most dynamic markets. We are excited to introduce this truly international Executive Search firm with its unique competence in emerging markets to the Netherlands. We are privileged, and honoured, to launch Pedersen & Partners here, as a firm that integrates its values of Trust – Relationship – Professionalism into all of its interactions with clients, candidates and colleagues.”

The Pedersen & Partners Amsterdam office can be found at:
Infinity Building
Amstelveenseweg 500
1081 KL Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T  +31 20 800 6520
E: Amsterdam@pedersenandpartners.com


Pedersen & Partners is a leading international Executive Search firm. We operate 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. More information about Pedersen & Partners is available at www.pedersenandpartners.com

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