Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has announced that Figaro den Hollander has joined its Amsterdam team as Client Partner.
Figaro is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of notable recruitment and executive search experience. He started his career as a commercial banker for a global provider of financial services, and served as Manager for Thomson Reuters in Rotterdam for seven years. He has led multiple successful turnarounds while serving in general and commercial management positions for key Financial Services and Information Technology players from Switzerland and the Netherlands, and also managed a joint venture with a Dutch and Indian IT company.
Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, he founded, led and developed his own executive search boutique, which focused on providing talent acquisition and retention services to Industrial, Technological, Life Sciences, and Energy clients.
He commented on his new appointment: “I’m excited to join Pedersen & Partners, as it will be a great opportunity for me to embark on a new and challenging professional venture. The firm strives to help its clients and candidates accelerate individual, team and business performance through Executive Search and leadership advisory services, and I look forward to contributing to its further expansion by melding my expertise with their deep understanding of local, regional and global markets.”
Guido Bormann, Client Partner and Regional Manager at Pedersen & Partners, added: “Earlier this year, we positioned ourselves right at the doorstep of the thriving Dutch market by opening our first office in Amsterdam in order to serve the increasing regional demand. We have experienced dynamic growth as we implement a consistent team-building strategy and add the most experienced and success-driven search professionals to our local offices.
“We welcome Figaro to the firm, and we are pleased that his addition shows our strong commitment to developing our team. Figaro’s impressive blend of cross-continental and diverse business know-how coupled with strong experience and knowledge of the Dutch marketplace will definitely broaden our capabilities and our market visibility.”