John Durkey

John Durkey is a Client Partner and Head of the Boston office at Pedersen & Partners, bringing over 25 years of experience in the retained executive search industry.

He has honed his expertise through leadership roles at leading boutique and global executive search firms. John is highly skilled in building senior management teams for emerging growth companies and revitalizing global multinational corporations with new talent. He is known for his consultative approach, viewing effective leadership as crucial to an organization's success.

John's expertise spans various functional disciplines, including clinical, engineering, manufacturing, quality, regulatory affairs, and research and development, across the Americas, Europe, Scandinavia, and the United Kingdom.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Planning and Counselling from Purdue University.