Alexander Hughes Opens Office in Iran

PARIS, France, July 5, 2016 — Alexander Hughes, a leading global executive search firm, and IranianOffice, leader of business intelligence and corporate services in Iran, announce the launch of the activity of Alexander Hughes – IranianOffice, a joint venture based in Tehran, Iran. This is the first western executive search company returning to Iran since 1979.

Shayan Shadfar and Christophe Laurent-Atthalin manage this venture in Tehran.

Julien Rozet, CEO of the Alexander Hughes Group said, “Iran is an important market for our existing customers and for so many western or European companies who are willing to return or to establish business with and in this 80 million, industrialized and advanced country which is opening fast. Alexander Hughes has been for years now present and successful in the Middle East; however the specificities of Iran, its size, its potential, and the growing demand of our corporate clients have made our presence essential in this new opening market. I am proud of the reactivity of our group to be a pioneer in Iran, especially as this will contribute to the fast developing activities of Alexander Hughes in this region, conducted by Maurice Rozet, founder of the Group.”

Shayan Shadfar, Managing Partner of IranianOffice said, “IranianOffice is an operational bridge for western companies who settle business in Iran. As part of this bridge, the executive search is crucial to guarantee success on the Iranian market. Iran has high potential executive profiles, and the know-how of Alexander Hughes IranianOffice will enable a perfect match between the needs of international firms and local C-level managers. IranianOffice is very pleased to offer this new service in Iran jointly with a qualified and prominent partner such as Alexander Hughes.”

About Alexander Hughes

Founded in 1957, Alexander Hughes is a leading global executive search firm advising senior management on key talent acquisition supporting their firm’s success, as well as Board and Human Capital Appraisal.

Alexander Hughes is one of the few independent European headquartered groups in executive search able to offer globally high level of quality and commitment to the most exacting clients.

Present in 47 countries Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned coverage, offering local expertise combined with international capabilities. The team includes 130 consultants operating in 10 Sectors of Excellence.

Alexander Hughes is the global firm of choice in the Middle East, Africa and India region, with offices in Algiers, Casablanca, Dakar, Abidjan, Cotonou, Lomé, Douala, Johannesburg, Jeddah, Beirut, Dubai, Istanbul, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore and Tehran.

Alexandru Demian
Corporate Secretary

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