May 20, 2020 – Paris-headquartered search firm Alexander Hughes has expanded with the addition of Joanne Macris as a new managing partner in its London office.
“Alexander Hughes’ U.K. and Ireland office is a crucial part of the Alexander Hughes group with regards to the customized services we offer to our clients in executive search, specialized skills and talent to deal with evolving markets within today’s economic climate,” said Julien Rozet, group CEO at Alexander Hughes. “I am confident in Joanne’s abilities to lead this ambition.”
Ms. Macris’ appointment as managing partner is part of Alexander Hughes’ growth plan in Great Britain, a high-potential market in which the group has decided to continue to invest. Alexander Hughes’ history has been combined for over 60 years with its presence in the London market where it has played a key role in the U.K. executive search market. Over the years, the firm has provided its services to U.K. leading companies allowing us to build a reputation of high-performers in the recruitment consultancy and executive search.
Ms. Macris is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in international markets. She has a proven expertise in executive search and is a highly experienced professional in assessment and on-boarding leaders and managers in high-level organizations and multiple STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) sectors.
Ms. Macris previously gained executive search experience with Abantu Resources and HRMC Botswana. Since beginning her career 22 years ago, she has developed her base of industries, clients and candidates globally to offer a wide range of professional services. Ms. Macris is committed to world-class standards. She is also effective in promoting positive relationships and capable teams to deliver on her clients’ vision and mission.
Collaborating With Colleagues
“Today’s global business challenges call for holistic insight and innovative solutions to developing creative strategies, engage people enabling organizations to deliver exceptional performance,” Alexander Hughes said. “Joanne is inspired in using her experience in evolving human resources practices, collaborating with colleagues across geographies and sharing their expertise.”
Founded in 1957, Alexander Hughes is an international executive search firm advising senior management on key talent acquisition: executive and non-executive directors, senior managers and recognized experts. With 53 offices, Alexander Hughes has a fully-owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with global capabilities. The team includes more than 130 consultants operating in 10 practices, ranging from financial services and technology to life sciences, industrial manufacturing and consumer markets.
Last year, Alexander Hughes expanded in Mexico City with the opening of an office in Monterrey. “Focusing on Mexico is part of our strategy and our commitment to have a robust Latin America region,” said Miguel Codina, member of the executive board and head of the firm’s Spain and Latin America efforts. “Mexico has strong ties with Spain and the U.S. Consequently, reinforcing our operations will spark additional business opportunities to collaborate for our offices there.”
“Some of our key clients are based in this region and it’s critical that we meet them where they most need us so that we are able to work with them most effectively,” said Ms. Rozet.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media