Pedersen & Partners strengthens its office in China

22 May, 2012 - Shanghai, China - Pedersen & Partners, an international executive search firm with 50 wholly owned offices in 47 countries, has appointed Janet Chen as Country Head for China. Ms. Chen brings with her a senior expertise of the Chinese market and will be a key influence in the company’s development plans in Greater China

Ms. Chen has worked for over 17 years in executive search, talent acquisition and career consulting services in Greater China, she has held management roles for leading international executive search firms out of Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 1995 and built an extensive track record of recruiting leaders for major international and well-known local corporations within the FMCG, Manufacturing, Banking and IT sectors.

Ms. Chen explains: “I've been impressed by Pedersen & Partners' dynamic approach and the professionalism of its international team, which will help me to support our clients better in China. Thanks to the firm's integrated offices and leadership in fast growing markets like Brazil, India, Russia, Indonesia, Africa, Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe or Latin America, I will also be able to act as the point of contact to Chinese multinationals for providing them with expert advice on management issues in these regions and finding their right executives.”

In her new role, Ms. Chen will be responsible for completing senior assignments in China and offering up-to-date market insights to Pedersen & Partners' clients, as well as conducting international assignments for Chinese corporations and promoting Pedersen & Partners’ quality services in Greater China.

“We are excited about the addition of Janet to our team in Shanghai: she is an enthusiastic professional who brings a strong knowledge of local market trends and talents’ pool. Janet has gained an outstanding understanding of the challenges that global corporations face in Greater China and will be an ideal guide for our client's expansion in the region” Says Gautier Vasseur, Partner in charge of Greater China.

Pedersen & Partners was founded in 2001 by a team of experienced executive search consultants and has quickly grown into a recognized, trusted provider of executive search services in fast growing markets. Pedersen & Partners is organised as a single profit center, where consultants work as one team across the world, whether conducting cross regional or national assignments, and can offer relevant expertise to clients where needed by delivering consistent and high quality executive search services.

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