June 24, 2015 – Global executive search firm Alexander Hughes has named Benoit Ceillier, Jean-Loup Charrier, Silvia Cheli and Blandine Roger-Fabre as new client partners in its Paris office. Mr. Ceillier, a former Nixdorf Computer and Microsoft senior executive, brings more than 20 years of international experience in sales, marketing and management in the IT/Internet business. His expertise covers strategy, sales, business planning, productivity and talent management. Mr. Charrier’s background includes managing the “Association des Ingénieurs des Ponts et Chaussées,” heading LCL’s technology IPO practice, as well as having a strong track record in venture capital and working as a civil servant for the French Ministry of Industry.
Ms. Cheli’s search career includes 10 years with internationally focused search firms Stanton Wallace and Jouve&Associés, where she focused on talent acquisition assignments in fashion, retail and specialized distribution, luxury and lifestyle, focusing on international recruitments. Prior to that, she was a marketing and business development executive.
Ms. Roger-Fabre has more than 20 years of operational and executive experience with FMCG and luxury corporations such as L’Oréal, P&G, Danone and LVMH. Before joining Alexander Hughes, she was a senior consultant at international search firm Maesina International Search, where she was active in both B-to-B and B-to-C industries, such as health & beauty and food & beverage.
“Four top-notch professionals have joined our Paris office during the last few weeks, which will allow a better coverage of some key sectors, both in France and globally,” said Julien Rozet, president and chief executive officer of the Alexander Hughes Group. “Our continuing commitment is to provide a seamless high-end service, while making sure that we offer the adequate industry-specific expertise in order to understand the client’s core business and corporate culture.”
With more than 54 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has more than 130 consultants operating in 10 sectors, ranging from financial services and technology to life sciences, industrial manufacturing or consumer markets.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media