Pedersen & Partners bring in Amina Tukur-Tarfa to Head their Nigerian office

January 20th, 2014 - Lagos, Nigeria - Pedersen & Partners, a leading Executive Search firm, has announced the appointment of Amina Tukur-Tarfa as Country Manager for Nigeria. Pedersen & Partners has a strong presence throughout the continent with offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Cairo.

Amina Tukur-Tarfa is a highly engaged professional with 17 years of hands-on experience in recruitment and human resource management. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Ms. Tukur-Tarfa was the Head of Human Resources at AITEO Group in Nigeria. Prior to that, she held various management positions with Schlumberger Network Solutions (formerly Omnes Communications Nigeria), MTN Communications and Etisalat Nigeria, in addition to building her own recruitment and consultancy firm in 2010.

Martin Pike, Managing Director of Sub-Saharan Africa for Pedersen & Partners, commented: “I’m happy to announce Amina as a new member of the Pedersen & Partners team. She is a person with an impressive background in HR, proving high capacities in recruitment within large organisations based in Nigeria; she is an expert on the local market and I believe that Amina is the right choice to help grow our operations in Nigeria.”

“Having built my own operations from the ground up in Nigeria, I am familiar with the market and my two decades of experience will be a benefit to the fast growing and high energy operation of Pedersen & Partners and be a strong added value for their clients on the ground here in Nigeria and their international clients expanding into this market,” added Amina Tukur-Tarfa.

Pedersen & Partners is one of the fastest growing wholly owned and fully integrated Executive Search firms worldwide with 50 offices across 47 countries. The Executive Search firm offers the benefits of one world – one team for international and cross border searches.

The Lagos office address is:

5, Biaduo Street, Off Keffi Street,
South West Ikoyi,
Lagos, Nigeria

T +254 707 936 986

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