Pedersen & Partners appoints new Country Manager for Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria - Pedersen & Partners, a leading international executive search firm, has appointed a new Country Manager to run their Lagos office, Mr Gbenga Olufeyisan. The addition of Mr Olufeyisan to the Pedersen & Partners team is a direct indication of their commitment to the region and the continued growth throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Mr Olufeyisan will report to Mr Amien Nanabhay, Head of Sub-Saharan Africa and Country Manager for South Africa.

“We see an excellent promise in Nigeria and we wanted to build on that promise by appointing a leader that has a strong local business experience and is able to understand management talent needs from the point of view of our Nigerian clients. Mr Olufeyisan brings a rich career experience from the client side as well as from the advisory side” said Mr Nanabhay, “He is a welcome addition to our multinational team.”

Mr Olufeyisan joins Pedersen & Partners with a solid background in recruitment and HR advisory, As a recruitment consultant, he has worked for clients focused on IT & Telecommunications, Oil & Gas and FMCG industries, and prior to moving to the recruitment industry, had a successful career with MTS FIRST where he rose to the position of Acting Head of Corporate Sales.

Mr Olufeyisan added, “I am excited about joining Pedersen & Partners Executive Search as it will allow me to utilise my local knowledge to help international and local clients in Nigeria expand outward from Nigeria as well as Africa internationally, in addition to working to ensure that the international clients expending into Africa benefit from our services for their Sub-Saharan needs.”

With a strong presence in South Africa and Nigeria along with the already thriving recent Kenyan office, opened earlier in 2012, Pedersen & Partners is in a position to help open up Sub-Saharan Africa to the rest of the world and supply local and international companies with the top level executive talent which is in demand. Pedersen & Partners now has eight offices throughout the Middle East and Africa, providing its clients a truly integrated and comprehensive solution for sourcing management talent on the continent.

The Lagos office address is:
15, Biaduo Street, Off Keffi Street,
South West Ikoyi,
Lagos, Nigeria

T +234 1 270 4974
F +234 1 270 4974

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