Margaret Pederson is in Independent Corporate Director for appointment.

Pederson is an experienced director who serves on public and private company boards.

As Vice Chair of Xamax, Pederson combines her experience as a corporate director with her consulting skills to focus on strategy, business development, marketing and innovation, adding value to move Xamax  to next level of success and sophistication.

Pederson focuses on transforming organizations to meet 21st century opportunities and challenges: identifying emerging customer needs, addressing the impact on disruptive technology, understanding competitive changes, creating new market opportunities and repositioning mature businesses. 

Corporate Director Margaret Pederson - CEO for Hire

Margaret Pederson Independent Corporate Director

Recognized as a “Director to Watch” by Directors & BoardsMargaret Pederson has demonstrated professional experience in strategy, business development, M&A, marketing and innovation for a wide range of industry sectors. She complements traditional board composition through this functional expertise in both B2B and B2C and works in a collaborative manner that adds value to boards.   She has both domestic and international operating and business development experience in stand-alone and large multi-divisional companies.

Pederson speaks and writes on a variety of topics affecting board leadership including Innovation in the Boardroom, Strategy as a Board Responsibility, Digital Emergence in the Boardroom, and Best Practices for Boards of Public, Private, and Family Companies.

Her business experience includes being Division President of PRIMEDIA (NYSE) and senior operating roles at Reed Elsevier, now RELX Group PLC (London) and RELX NV (Amsterdam) running divisions in technology, entertainment, manufacturing and consumer products. She has domestic and international operating and business development experience and has led operations in Canada, development efforts in Europe and Asian and lived in London, Paris, Tokyo and Manila.

Pederson holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Honors Program at University of Virginia, a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business and a General Course degree from The London School of Economics with a focus in international law and business.

About Amirexx

Founded in 2009 by Margaret Pederson, Amirexx is a boutique consulting firm providing strategic and tactical services, innovation and marketing to optimize growth and effectiveness by addressing emerging customer needs, competitive changes, and disruptive technology. Pederson is also an experienced director who serves on corporate boards and advises on strategy, innovation and marketing.


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About the Founder

Recognized as a “Director to Watch” in 2013 by Directors & BoardsMargaret Pederson is an independent corporate director, Vice Chair of Xamax, thought leader on strategy, marketing, business development & President of Amirexx.


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