Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, is pleased to announce that Zak Marar has joined its MENA team as a Client Partner focusing on Family Groups and Corporate Functions in the region.

Mr. Marar works with corporate boards, CEOs, family offices and Private Equity backers of leading local and international client organisations, ranging from start-up businesses to global corporations across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific. Since 2005, he has partnered closely with clients, successfully delivering on numerous individual and multi-hire retained search assignments and securing exceptional talent for clients across the C-suite and senior management functions such as COO, CFO and Heads of Strategy, Treasury, Risk, Audit, Compliance & Governance. Mr. Marar regularly advises companies on their talent acquisition and retention strategies, as well as board composition and organisational structures.

“I am delighted to join Pedersen & Partners, as it is a firm with remarkable growth ambitions and potential, powered by a laser-like focus on quality of service and outstanding results for its clients. The team here has truly proven its ability to develop long-term relationships with clients, which has led to a strong portfolio of clients in the Middle East & North Africa region. I look forward to working with our existing and new clients within the Pedersen & Partners global team,” stated Zak Marar.

 “Zak’s remarkable experience in the Middle East and beyond has enabled him to deliver leadership talent solutions which have helped his clients transform their organisations, and prepare for the strategic and market challenges of the current years. We look forward to adding his business acumen and comprehensive knowledge of the Family Groups and Corporate sectors in the region to our portfolio,” concluded Michael Al-Nassir, Partner, Head of Middle East, Africa, Central & South Asia at Pedersen & Partners.