May 20, 2010 – Pedersen & Partners has expanded to India and has appointed Avneesh Raghuvanshi as country manager, based in New Delhi. Mr. Raghuvanshi has over 15 years experience in executive search with local and international firms, specializing in CxO level searches. He has successfully completed assignments in sectors such as financial services, telecom, technology and IT having worked in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. Mr. Raghuvanshi formerly served as a partner at GKR. Daulet-Singh “India becomes increasingly influential in global business environment, and since many of our international clients are operating on this burgeoning market, it is critical that we can assist them locally in attracting the best talent, working in India or overseas, to lead their businesses,” said Michael Al-Nassir, partner in charge of the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region. “I am also happy to welcome Avneesh to our senior team, as his breadth of experience combined with our unparalleled international reach will enable us to assist Indian companies grow their business in Europe and MEA.” Pedersen & Partners is an international executive search firm operating 38 wholly owned offices.