Pedersen & Partners grows its global Industrial Practice by welcoming Ian Robertson as a Client Partner


November 4, 2019 – Singapore – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, has appointed Ian Robertson as a Client Partner within the Southeast Asia Industrial Practice Group.

Ian Robertson is a search industry veteran with almost two decades of Executive Search expertise in the Middle East and Asia. He has spent over a decade working in Thailand and Indonesia, serving as Business Development Director, Country Manager and Partner managing SE Asia Emerging Markets for leading search companies. Ian’s extensive portfolio in the SE Asian market includes numerous senior level assignments in Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore in a wide range of functions including Accounting, Finance, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Operations, Logistics & Supply Chain, Professional Services, Energy, and Media.

“The global industrial sector is booming with transformation processes impacting start-ups and multinationals alike, and the leaders capable of leveraging their strategic and operational skills with authentic leadership culture and vision-driven performance are highly valued. At Pedersen & Partners we are committed to helping our clients build the ideal candidate profile suited for their specific challenges, and securing a symbiotic integration in meeting each other’s expectations. With his exemplary track record and strong network across a vast geographic area, Ian is a recognised expert and a valued new team member who will help us continue our growth in Southeast Asia,” said Reza Ghazali Client Partner and the Head of ASEAN & Board Services ASEAN at Pedersen & Partners.

“I’m thrilled to partner with the Pedersen & Partners global team, and contribute to building and implementing comprehensive and value-added Human Capital solutions for our clients. The firm uses a detailed approach towards understanding, assessing, and advising global, regional, and local players by using its extensive footprint, vast knowledge hubs across multiple geographies and individually-tailored strategies, and this is what makes it a go-to search partner for businesses that want to build strong leadership teams,” stated Ian Robertson, Client Partner, Southeast Asia Industrial at Pedersen & Partners.

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