Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 57 wholly owned offices in 53 countries, is pleased to announce that Patrick Koffi Placktor has joined the firm as a new Client Partner in the Paris office.

Mr. Placktor has more than 25 years of comprehensive experience in HR Management, Recruitment, change management, and transformation. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, he held several HR Director positions for a number of major international retail and consumer multinational firms. More recently, he led the HR Consulting Practice of a large French recruitment firm, where he supported both French and international corporations with Executive Recruitment, Acquisition, Retention, Management, and Talent Engagement, coordinating intergenerational changes and coaching leaders to manage growth, transition, transformation, and change phases. Mr. Placktor’s main areas of expertise include Retail, FMCG, Real Estate, Communication, Marketing, and PR.

“Our clients in France choose Pedersen & Partners because they see our commitment to providing the best service, whether they are looking to strengthen their local team or satellite firms in other markets. This is further emphasised by our work as one global team, and our ability to deliver consistent results. By combining forces with Patrick, who brings a wealth of local and international experience in the Executive Search field with a strong expertise in FMCG, Retail, and Real Estate, we further demonstrate our commitment to our clients in France,” stated Laurence Maheo, Country Manager for France at Pedersen & Partners.

“I’m attracted by Pedersen & Partners’ business model, which is a combination of strong global offering and client-oriented service, closely supporting and guiding the clients through every stage of an assignment. I look forward to partnering with my colleagues across geographies and undertaking various complex and rewarding projects, honing my expertise and serving clients globally. I am confident that my depth of knowledge and profound understanding of leadership and cultural issues will contribute to enhance both our French and international capabilities, and will allow us to grow in France and also within the emerging African market,” added Patrick Koffi Placktor, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.