Pedersen & Partners Expands to Paris taking over Linkfield Associates

29 October, 2012 - Paris, FrancePedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm, extends its reach throughout Western Europe to Paris, France through the take-over of Alexandre Fréreau’s executive search firm, Linkfield Associates. Mr. Fréreau will take on the role of Country Manager, France for Pedersen & Partners.

“Pedersen & Partners continues to exhibit tremendous growth, thus combining the French market expertise of Linkfield Associates, with the international footprint and experience of Pedersen & Partners, it is strategically the right move for our clients and gives Pedersen & Partners the very unique opportunity to enter the French market with clear local know-how,” commented Mr. Fréreau.

Alexandre Fréreau, a French native, began his career in the Telecoms sector, working in development and HR functions for France Telecom Group and Vodafone. Mr Fréreau has, since 1999, been working in executive search and most recently spent five years as a Senior Consultant with Whitehead Mann, before establishing Linkfield Associates. Mr. Fréreau graduated from the Ecole Internationale de Management.

Pedersen & Partners continues to expand both their geographical presence and services portfolio in order to offer their clients the most comprehensive executive search services worldwide.  In addition to opening the Paris office during 2012, Pedersen & Partners has also opened offices in Shanghai, Jakarta, São Paulo and Nairobi, as well as enhanced their service offerings, beyond Executive Search, to include Executive Outplacement, Executive Market Mapping and Executive Compensation Consulting across all industries.

Poul Pedersen, Founder & Managing Partner of Pedersen & Partners added; “We are excited to continue our expansion efforts with this latest opening in Paris, and thrilled and proud to have Alexandre Fréreau join Pedersen & Partners.”

The Paris office address is:
101, avenue des Champs Elysées
75008 Paris, France

T  +33 (0) 1 56 52 90 79
F  +33 (0) 1 56 52 92 92
M +33 (0) 6 81 66 62 73

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