June 11, 2015 – Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has named Azad Jafarli as the country manager for Azerbaijan. He has almost 20 years of experience in business development, trading, sales, and customer service operations within the telecom, IT, procurement, logistics, supply chain and oil & gas industries.
Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Mr. Jafarli was founder and managing director of JAXX LLC. He was also the chief commercial officer at leading national oil & gas service company Nobel Oil Ltd. He has significant expertise within a range of multinational companies, including: CSG International, Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., and Unilever, among others.
“We are pleased to welcome Azad to our Europe & CIS team; his experience and vast network across various sectors will undoubtedly advance our local and regional operations,” said Sabit Tapan, partner at Pedersen & Partners. “Since 2006, our Baku office has successfully completed more than a hundred local and cross-border executive search projects and I am confident that Azad will continue to add value to our clients in Azerbaijan and throughout the region.”
“My experience in business development and customer operations has taught me to easily recognize companies which encourage professional drive and ambition, and where I can contribute my local and international expertise and connections, and achieve exciting professional goals in my own career,” said Mr. Jafarli. “Pedersen & Partners is one of these firms. I am honored to be a part of this international executive search team and I look forward to further continuing the firm’s market growth in Azerbaijan and adjacent markets.”
Pedersen & Partners is an international executive search firm that operates 53 wholly owned offices in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media