January 6, 2024 - São Paulo, Brazil – Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Leonardo de Souza has joined the firm as a Client Partner and the Country Manager, Brazil based in San Paolo, Brazil.
Leonardo possesses over 20 years of experience with multinational Executive Search, Professional Services and Automotive organizations. Throughout the course of his career, Leonardo has developed expertise in B2B business development, executive search, and strategic business advisory. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Leonardo had leadership positions with international Executive Search firms, where he led C-suite and senior level mandates across numerous sectors, including Technology, Oil & Gas, Construction, and Automotive, as well as had responsibility for the overall operations and strategic development of the organizations in Brazil.
Leonardo earned a Bachelors Degree in Production Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Additionally, Leonardo earned post graduate degree in Project Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/RJ) and a post graduate degree in Neuroscience & Behaviour from PUC RS. Leonardo is currently pursuing a post graduate degree in Neuroscience at the Albert Einstein Israelite College. In addition to his native Portuguese, Leonardo is fluent in English.
"We are very pleased to have Leonardo join the firm to lead the business in Brazil as we further develop our capabilities in Latin America. Leonardo is an experienced Executive Search professional who has a deep understanding the market and industry dynamics in the region. As part of our global organization, Leonardo will be able to drive value to local, regional, and global clients as they develop, expand, and transform their organizations in Brazil and the broader Latin America region," said Gary Williams, CEO at Pedersen & Partners.
"I am enthusiastic about joining Pedersen & Partners and dedicated to contributing to the continuous success of our firm. My commitment lies in enhancing Pedersen & Partners' capabilities in the executive search market, delivering value to clients both locally and regionally," said Leonardo de Souza, Client Partner, Country Manager Brazil.
Pedersen & Partners is a leading global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting 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