Pedersen & Partners is proud to announce the opening of its office in Zürich, Switzerland. Founded in 2001, Pedersen & Partners has become an established provider of Executive Search services internationally, with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Pedersen & Partners is a truly globally integrated firm where consultants work as one team worldwide.

Poul Pedersen, Managing Partner: “I am excited to announce that Pedersen & Partners has arrived in Switzerland. For many years, we have been advising Swiss and international firms operating in Switzerland with their Executive Search needs outside Switzerland. From now on, we will be able to conduct searches in the country, and I am proud that we can team up with Thomas Heeger, who will lead the Pedersen & Partners expansion here. Thomas is a proven business leader who brings solid Executive Search expertise within the Life Sciences sector, which will be an important sector for Pedersen & Partners in Switzerland." 

Thomas Heeger is the Country Manager for Switzerland. Mr. Heeger has worked in Executive Search since 2009. Before joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Heeger was the Managing Partner, Switzerland for an Executive Search boutique with a focus on Life Sciences. Mr. Heeger has conducted searches within the Pharma, Biotech, Medtech, Diagnostics, and IT industries. Prior to starting his Executive Search career, he was the VP for Finance and Strategic Operations, Europe at Novo Nordisk and designed and implemented a broad financial strategy across the company, while also exploring new areas of growth and improvement for each of the divisions in accordance with the overall corporate strategy.

Thomas Heeger, Country Manager for Switzerland: “I am excited to join Pedersen & Partners – a value driven and dynamic Executive Search firm that gives priority to its clients. In Switzerland, we will be a trusted advisor to our clients as they strengthen their management teams locally or internationally.”