Pedersen & Partners promotes Kristian Pedersen and Sune Christiansen to Partners
Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristian Pedersen and Sune Christiansen, both of whom will now be Partners and equity owners of the firm.
Kristian Pedersen joined Pedersen & Partners in 2007 and is currently the Global Head of the Consumer & Retail Practice Group. Since joining the firm, Mr. Pedersen has been growing the Consumer & Retail Practice Group while working with a cross-section of the world’s largest Consumer Goods companies on executive and non-executive mandates throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Sune Christiansen joined Pedersen & Partners in 2008 and is currently the Global Head of the Industrial Practice Group. Mr. Christiansen has been developing the firm’s Industrial Practice Group for the last 15 years, while working on executive and non-executive mandates with some of the world’s largest industrial companies.
“I am delighted to welcome Kristian and Sune to our global Partnership. They have been tireless builders of the firm since its early years, contributing to the expansion of our business with their dedication to our vision and values of Trust, Relationship and Professionalism. Kristian and Sune advise clients at the highest levels of leadership, and transform their clients’ teams into high-performing organisations,” stated Poul Pedersen, founder and Executive Chairman at Pedersen & Partners.
"As the firm continues to grow, so does the Partnership. I am extremely pleased to welcome Kristian and Sune to the Partnership. Both Kristian and Sune have made significant impacts to the firm in their roles as Global Practice Group Leaders and have consistently demonstrated their commitment to excellence and our core values over the years,” said Gary Williams, CEO at Pedersen & Partners.
“It is an honour to join the Partnership and the global leadership team. I take pride in having witnessed the firm’s growth over the years, and I am delighted to have played a part in the ambitious revamping of our Global Practice Groups to provide our clients with Industry and Domain expertise, coupled with our deep geographic experience in growth markets. I am proud of the Global Consumer & Retail practice that we have built across continents, and I look forward to further advancing our strategic goals to the next level,” added Kristian Pedersen, Global Head of the Consumer & Retail Practice Group at Pedersen & Partners.
“I feel privileged joining the Partnership and becoming a shareholder of the firm. It is exciting to have the opportunity to contribute to its next phase of growth. I am proud of my involvement in the change of our Global Practice Groups, which together with our Geographical and Domain Experts, today truly encompass a Best Team Forward approach towards our clients. I look forward to elevating our relationships with our clients and executives to better serve their evolving strategic goals and highest aspirations,” concluded Sune Christiansen, Global Head of the Industrial Practice Group at Pedersen & Partners.
Pedersen & Partners is one of the fastest-growing global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firms worldwide; it is 100% owned by its Partners, who all work full-time to serve its clients.
Pedersen & Partners is a leading global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firm. We operate 54 wholly owned offices in 50 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 www.pedersenandpartners.com