May 7, 2014 – Alexander Hughes has added Gérard Guilbert to its Paris office as client partner. He will conduct C-level searches in a number of sectors with a particular focus on insurance, brokerage and professional services. Mr. Guilbert was previously with April Group, a global company with a focus in insurance, where he held divisional managing director roles before taking up the deputy CEO position in charge of leading the company’s international development efforts. He formerly led his own firm, which specialized in turnarounds and business development, working with companies such as BT Global Services and Robert Walters. “Gérard’s extensive knowledge of the complexities of key account management, as well as his impressive track record as sales director and managing director of multinational services, consulting and insurance firms, render him an instrumental addition to our Paris team,” said Charles Lai, president of Alexander Hughes Paris. With more than 40 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, includes more than 120 consultants operating in 12 sectors ranging from financial services and technology to life sciences, industrial manufacturing or consumer markets.