Irena Bushandrova has been appointed Country Manager Bulgaria at Pedersen & Partners

Sofia, Bulgaria - Irena Bushandrova has been appointed Country Manager in Bulgaria for Pedersen & Partners, a leading international executive search firm. As a Country Manager Bushandrova will be responsible for business development, managing relationships with clients and executives and execution of senior level recruitment assignments.

Irena Bushandrova brings a wealth of senior management experience in the financial services sector having worked in key management roles at ING Bank in Bulgaria for 11 years. In her most recent role as Head of Corporate Lending at ING, Bushandrova oversaw the credit portfolio, managed a team of relationship managers, and actively supported other profitcenters in the bank via product cross-sell. Before joining ING in 1997, she was part of the lending team at the Bulgarian American Enterprise Fund for three years. Bushandrova's focus on corporate relationship management in finance and banking is a great asset for the executive search career and over the last year she successfully conducted executive assignments at a Bulgarian executive search company.

Irena Bushandrova has a degree in Industry and Entrepreneurship from the University of National and World Economics in Sofia, Bulgaria. In addition to her native Bulgarian, Bushandrova speaks fluent English.

Ulrik Rasmussen, Partner responsible for South-East Europe and Head of Real Estate Practice comments on the appointment: “Irena brings a wealth of relationships in the Bulgarian market, strong business acumen and customer focus. I believe she will be a valuable addition to our team and will effectively guide and support our clients in line with the high-quality Executive Search service standards that Pedersen & Partners is appreciated for across the region.”

Pedersen & Partners is a leading international executive search firm. We operate 37 wholly owned offices in Almaty, Athens, Baku, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Chisinau, Dubai, Helsinki, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kiev, Ljubljana, Minsk, Moscow, Munich, Nicosia, Prague, Riga, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Tehran, Tel-Aviv, Tirana, Toronto, Ulaanbaatar, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Yerevan and Zagreb. Our values Trust - Relationship - Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. 

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