Pedersen & Partners Executive Search Bolsters Gulf Team

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm, has today announced the new addition to its team in Saudi Arabia. Omar Al Hajjaj will join the well-established team as a Senior Consultant and Head of the Pharma, Healthcare & Biotech Practice for Saudi Arabia.

“Pedersen & Partners enjoys a strong presence in the Saudi market. With Omar Al Hajjaj joining the team as Head of Pharma, Healthcare & Biotech, we are now positioning the firm to provide sector-focused services in the country as we see the need for such a specialty. This is driven by both the demand in the robust Saudi market as well as the increased government and private sector spend.” commented Amjed Shacker, Country Manager for Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Al Hajjaj has extensive experience in the Pharma & Healthcare sectors having served in senior management positions for almost 10 years in such significant firms as Al Faisalieh Medical Systems, King Abdulaziz Medical City NGHA and most recently at BUPA Arabia as a Regional Manager.

“I am excited to be part of such an international team and to bring my industry knowledge and expertise to the Executive Search industry,” said Omar Al Hajjaj.

“We forecast significant growth in these sectors,” said Ewan Walton, Head of the Gulf Region for Pedersen & Partners. He added, “the combination of Omar’s industry skills coupled with the Executive Search experience Pedersen & Partners has gained  the right ingredients to provide our clients with even higher levels of corporate services.”

The Riyadh office address is:
Suite 9, Dareen Center, Al Ahsa Street
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

T +966 1 477 9672
F +966 1 477 9687

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