Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has announced that Simon Mansfield has joined its London team as a client partner within the industrial practice and the global head of the defence practice.
Simon has decades of in-depth expertise in the developing and emerging markets, recruiting board members for global firms. After a successful career in international banking spanning almost 25 years, during which time he worked with Chase Manhattan Bank, Banque Paribas, and Standard Chartered Bank, Simon entered the executive search industry in 1998. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, he was the managing director of a global executive search firm, being responsible for assignments in the UK, US, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
Simon is also the main board member of the Chase Alumni Association, a serving magistrate in the City of Westminster and an active member of the Society of Business Economists and the Society of Technical Analysts.
Commenting on his new appointment, Simon said: “I have been impressed by Pedersen & Partners’ growth and ability to work as one firm and one team globally. Pedersen & Partners’ global presence and solid reputation helps the firm to add significant value to clients building their global leadership team.”
Poul Pedersen, founder and managing partner of Pedersen & Partners, added: “Pedersen & Partners has vast expertise and established relationships with companies in the Industrial and Manufacturing sectors and adding Simon’s experience and Defence sector proficiency will expand our capabilities.”