Pedersen & Partners, the leading international Executive Search firm, has extended its global presence to Norway by opening a new Oslo office with a team of experienced Executive Search professionals, who previously worked for the Executive Search firm Flensby & Partners. 

Fredrik Torp will take on the role of the Country Manager for Norway, and lead the team of accomplished search professionals who combine some 30 years of Executive Search expertise across a wide range of industries:Fredrik Torp has over ten years’ experience with international Executive Search firms as a trusted advisor to the Executive Boards of Directors and General Management of large Norwegian & global corporations. His main focus and expertise is in fulfilling senior leadership mandates in areas such as Professional Services, Legal Services, Private Equity and Real Estate. Prior to his Executive Search career, Torp held senior management positions in both national and international companies, where he gained cross-cultural and business understanding.

Marit B. Kamark is a senior search professional with a decade of experience in talent acquisition and assessment of senior executive hires within international Executive Search firms among which KornFerry. She has gained expertise in international searches, succession planning processes, management assessment processes and Board reviews. Kamark has extensive insight into gender balance issues in senior leadership, and broad understanding of the female business executive community. 

Thomas Kirsebom brings over 20 years of international experience from a diverse range of senior management roles in professional services, including strategic and organisational advisory, business transformation and Executive Search. He has worked with leading consulting firms such as Roland Berger, Capgemini Consulting, the PA Consulting Group, and Executive Search firms. Kirsebom has experience in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments, where he has held a number of Board positions and managed teams across multiple cultures. 

Poul Pedersen, Founder and Managing Partner, stated: “Launching with an experienced team that is used to working together has got us off to a great start in Norway.”Fredrik Torp, Country Manager for Norway, added: “Combining our expertise of the Norwegian market with the Pedersen & Partners’ global footprint is the right move for our clients. We share the same values of Trust – Relationship – Professionals towards our clients and executives.”