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Pedersen & Partners opens office in Kuala Lumpur

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Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has expanded in the Asia Pacific region through the opening of an office in Kuala Lumpur, with Peter Lisney (pictured below) as country manager for Malaysia.

Including Malaysia, the company is now present in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, and Ulaanbaatar within Asia.

Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Lisney founded a boutique executive search firm in Kuala Lumpur, and has over the past 15 years developed expertise in partnering with clients across South East Asia.


Gary Williams, deputy managing partner and head of Asia Pacific, commented: “The KL office is set to provide Malaysian businesses and MNCs with the best available talent through our proven executive search process and the expertise of our team.

“Peter’s international track record and network, leadership skills and entrepreneurial approach make him the perfect choice to manage our operations in Malaysia and continue providing the exceptional service to which our clients are accustomed.”

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Lisney, client partner in addition to being country manager, added: “It is a great privilege to have the opportunity to join an organisation aligned with the values of trust, relationship and professionalism, and promotes access to best leadership talent across emerging and developing markets.”

The office is located at KL Sentral in the Axiata Tower.

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