Pedersen & Partners Appoints Thorsten Otremba to Lead its Automotive Practice
Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 56 wholly owned offices in 52 countries, is pleased to announce that Thorsten Otremba has joined its DACH team as a Client Partner and Head of the Automotive Practice.
Mr. Otremba has over 15 years of global in-depth expertise in Executive Search, with a particular focus on the Automotive, Manufacturing and Engineering sectors. Over the course of his career he has held key management and operational roles at local and international Executive Search companies, ranging from executive vice president and senior equity partner to managing partner, and has served as the main knowledge manager for their Industrial & Automotive practices. Mr. Otremba helped leading firms to implement digital/industry 4.0 as well as setting up next generation R&D centres, a new global production footprint and more client-centric global sales and marketing organisations. He advised world-leading clients on complex leadership assessment, executive coaching and management consulting aspects. Before transitioning to Executive Search, Mr. Otremba gained several years of Automotive & Industrial supply chain experience in strategic purchasing roles for BMW and Siemens. His additional fields of experience include the setup of effective compliance organisations, as well as advising modern security organisations on the recruitment of consultants and risk advisors for the board.
“I am delighted to lead the Automotive Practice at a time when technological disruptors – digitisation, increasing automation, mobility, and new business models – have become an intrinsic part of the industry development. Industry players across the globe seek expert talent to harness these opportunities and Pedersen & Partners is exceptionally well-positioned to be their partner of choice,” stated Thorsten Otremba, Client Partner and Head of the Automotive Practice at Pedersen & Partners.
“Thorsten will add tremendous value to both our global and DACH clients. He is uniquely familiar with the challenges faced by the industry in its on-going transformation, making him the best-prepared expert to lead and develop our Practice in the field,” commented Guido Bormann, Country Manager for Germany at Pedersen & Partners.
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