Pedersen & Partners opens office in Dubai

Dubai, UAE - Pedersen & Partners, a leading international executive search firm, announced today the opening of its new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Poul Pedersen, Managing Partner of Pedersen & Partners, stated: “Opening Dubai is a major strategic step. After having become the largest executive search firm in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), we are now ready to transfer our win-win concept to the Middle-East & Africa (MEA).” Poul Pedersen further stressed the importance of this expansion: “Michael Al-Nassir, who has recently relocated from Prague to Dubai, will manage the MEA region. Michael was the first Partner who joined me in our partnership and has been instrumental in leading our expansion across CEE. Appointing Michael Al-Nassir to lead this expansion to the MEA region shows our full commitment to expanding to these key markets and developing strong local presence in each of them. The Dubai office will enable us to better serve our clients’ needs in the Middle-East & Africa region.”

Key professionals in the new Dubai office:

Michael Al-Nassir, Partner in charge of the MEA region, is British with Middle-Eastern origins. Al-Nassir has been in the executive search industry since 1996 and with Pedersen & Partners since 2002 where he has worked across many countries in CEE. He has completed senior management recruitments across all sectors. For several years, Al-Nassir was the Vice-Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Prague, one of the founding Board members of the International Business Forum in the Czech Republic, and has a number of Non-Executive roles in businesses and associations. Before entering the executive search industry, Michael Al-Nassir worked for six years in IT consulting in the UK, following his BSc studies at the Polytechnic of Central London.

Casper Tribler is the Country Manager for UAE. Tribler brings over nine years of telecommunications industry experience from the UAE and Denmark. Tribler has lived in Dubai for more than 5 years and was previously a Business Development Manager for Xichlo International, a mobile service provider in Dubai, UAE, and prior to that held key positions in Sales and Product Management at MACH Mobile Clearing House both in Denmark and the UAE. He was also a Member of the Board of Directors at DJOF Arhus and at MACH, Data Clearing House in Denmark. Tribler has a Master’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration and Commercial Law from Arhus School of Business in Denmark.

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Pedersen & Partners is a leading international executive search firm. We operate 34 wholly owned offices in Almaty, Athens, Baku, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Chisinau, Dubai, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Ljubljana, Minsk, Moscow, Munich, Nicosia, Prague, Riga, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Tehran, Tel-Aviv, Tirana, Toronto, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw and Zagreb. Our values Trust - Relationship - Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. 

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