Pedersen & Partners promotes Gary Williams to Partner

February 5th, 2016 – Munich, Germany – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Gary Williams to Partner and equity owner of the firm.

Mr. Williams joined Pedersen & Partners two years ago and is in charge of developing and leading the South-East Asia operations for the firm. He has over 24 years of extensive experience in Executive Search and Management Consulting and is highly regarded as a search partner primarily focused on C-level appointments in South-East Asia and Greater China. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Williams was the Managing Director for South-East Asia for an international Executive Search firm. Before that, he was an Asia Pacific Regional Partner and led the Global Industrial Practice Group for an international Executive Search network. Mr. Williams worked at the Global Management Consulting firms PwC, Accenture and EY before starting his career in Executive Search.

“This year brings exciting milestones for Pedersen & Partners. We are celebrating 15 years since our first foray into Executive Search, and even though Gary has joined the firm relatively recently, he has consistently shown tireless commitment and dedication to our vision and values. It is a pleasure for me to welcome him to our global senior management team. His leadership skills and expertise in Asia will play an increasingly critical role for our on-going regional and global growth,” stated Poul Pedersen, Founder and Managing Partner of Pedersen & Partners.

“We have built a strong foundation for Pedersen & Partners in South-East Asia, and I take great pride in this significant milestone for my career. My tenure at the helm of our South-East Asia operations has afforded me the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues globally.  I’m honoured to become a member of the firm’s managing body and to be a part of Pedersen & Partners’ growth journey,” added Gary Williams, Partner and Managing Director for South-East Asia.

Pedersen & Partners is one of the fastest-growing, fully integrated Executive Search firms worldwide; it is 100% owned by its partners who all work full-time to serve its clients. The firm celebrated its 15th anniversary in January 2016, and to mark this occasion, it has created a timeline web page, featuring key milestones for the firm’s development and has released an anniversary video.

Pedersen & Partners is a leading international Executive Search firm. We operate 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. More information about Pedersen & Partners is available at

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