About Us

Leadership. Impact.
Founded in 1957, Alexander Hughes is an international Executive Search firm advising senior management on key talent acquisition supporting their firm’s success: Executive and non-executive Directors, senior managers and recognized experts.

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.

With more than 50 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with global capabilities. The team includes 130 consultants operating in 11 practices, from Financial Services and Technology to Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing or Consumer Markets.

Managers by Alexander Hughes is the fully owned subsidiary specialized on the searches for key managers, specialists and high potential future leaders through the same quality search-only approach.

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With more than 50 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with global capabilities. The team includes 130 consultants operating in 11 practices, from Financial Services and Technology to Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing or Consumer Markets.

Solutions And Expertise

With 54 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with global capabilities.

The team includes 130 consultants operating in 11 practices of Excellence, ranging from Financial Services and Technology to Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing or Consumer Markets.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
Functions
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

Why Organizations are Hiring for Skills Over Experience

COVID-19 has forced companies to rapidly adapt to changing talent needs. More than 70 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment insurance from March through December last year. Now, more organizations are converting what were furloughs early in the pandemic to permanent job losses, according to a new report by McKinsey & Company. “While many companies

Alexander Hughes Appoints Managing Partner

Paris-headquartered search firm Alexander Hughes has appointed Jean-Charles Nantier as manager partner of Managers by Alexander Hughes, which is dedicated to supporting companies and organizations in their recruitment of experienced executives, managers, experts, for succession-plan programs and the discovery of high potential profiles. “I’m delighted to welcome Jean-Charles Nantier as new managing partner of Managers by Alexander

Alexander Hughes Expands in London

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

6 Proven Ways to Select the Right Search Firm to Win Top Talent

 The right candidate can have a measurable impact on your bottom line. So how can you ensure that you are identifying, interviewing and selecting the absolute best candidates? The goal is to identify a search firm that focuses on being your recruiting partner rather than just fitting you into their process, according to a new

Press Releases

Alexander Hughes Announces a New Managing Partner to its London Office

Alexander Hughes is proud to announce a new Managing Partner to its London Office. Alexander Hughes today is one of the few, fully integrated search firms offering Executive Search and other leadership services on a global basis. Joanne Macris appointment as Managing Partner is part of Alexander Hughes’s growth plan in Great Britain, a high-potential

Alexander Hughes East Africa Ppens an Office in Nairobi

We are pleased to announce the joint venture between Alexander Hughes and Dawson Slater (a regional consulting firm); with the purpose of providing both support to Alexander Hughes globally, as well as providing a new link to the fastest growing economies of the East African region. The region is composed of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,

Alexander Hughes opens an office in Tunis

We are pleased to announce that Alexander Hughes has expanded its global coverage by adding a new office in Tunisia. Haykel Barbouch is appointed Managing Partner, a seasoned expert in both profit and nonprofit organizations in North Africa since 2007. He will develop the Tunisian team to serve clients mainly in automotive and consumer goods

Alexander Hughes Expands its Operations in Greater China

PARIS, France, October 30, 2017 – Alexander Hughes – the global Executive Search firm headquartered in Paris celebrating its 60 years’ anniversary this year, expands its organization in Greater China. While Alexander Hughes has been operating in Greater China – Shanghai, Taipei and Hongkong – since 2011, today, the firm strengthens its commitment to the Chinese

Alexander Hughes Strengthens its Organization in the Nordics

PARIS, FRANCE, September 1, 2017 – Alexander Hughes – the global Executive Search firm headquartered in Paris celebrating its 60 years’ anniversary this year, strengthens its organization in the Nordics. Alexander Hughes established its first Nordic office in Stockholm, Sweden in 2007 followed by offices in Helsinki, Finland and in Copenhagen, Denmark. Throughout the years, Alexander Hughes