June 10, 2011 – Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has opened its third office in India in Hyderabad and has appointed Aruna Sharma as head of South India. In her new role. Ms. Sharma will be managing the South India region and leading the technology practice in India. “In order to provide our clients in India with tailor-made and high quality executive search service, we knew from the start that we needed to be present in the major business hubs in the country,” said Avneesh Raghuvanshi, country manager for India. “We have already established our presence in New Delhi and Mumbai, and now in Hyderabad – the upcoming center for the information technology industry, as well as home to some large Indian business houses.” Ms. Sharma has 16 years of experience in business operations involving business development, marketing, recruitment and key accounts management. Pedersen & Partners is an international executive search firm operating 42 wholly owned offices.