About Us

MalinHughes is a Chicago based executive search firm with over 50 years of recruitment experience from the leadership team. Our transparent approach to the process has built long lasting client relationships across the industries we serve.

We utilize a shared platform allowing our clients to see progress throughout each search and share market insights. Each project is different, so every search requires a custom solution. Our clients often times have high volume recruitment needs and we have a line of business that supports growth clients to maximize hiring efficiencies and minimizing cost.

Our reporting capabilities include data analytics on job posts, advertising spend, relevant industry news, candidate information, and other custom content our clients choose.

We have experience placing executives across North America and the UK. We specialize in banking/financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. Our team makes it a positive experience for all candidates and clients throughout the recruitment process. Contact us for more information on how we can add value to your talent acquisition goals.

Our Team


Our leadership team has over 30 years of combined executive search experience. They understand how to evaluate talent, leadership and corporate culture. Their relationships, process and attention to detail put a premium on service and client satisfaction.

At MalinHughes their consultants are industry insiders. Each comes with deep knowledge and experience of the industries they serve. You don’t have time to educate your recruiter on your industry or business. We come prepared to provide immediate solutions to your most pressing talent acquisition needs.

Recruiter On Call
MalinHughes provides a specialized service designed to address multiple hire needs when time, quality and cost is of the highest priority. They have a dedicated team of recruiters who can be mobilized to add additional bandwidth to your current internal recruiting resources. Whether it’s a hiring spike or the need for specific industry/functional expertise, their Recruiter on Call solution is superior to increasing internal resources or hiring contingency recruiting, given its flexibility, scalability and agility.

Solutions And Expertise

MalinHughes specializes in helping clients navigate the market in Banking/Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology and Industrial Services with over 30 years of relevant, industry experience.

MalinHughes is data driven and analytics focused. Their recruitment services come with comprehensive, real time, activity reports. These reports measure every step of the recruitment process. They are a valuable tool to ensure recruitment performance, timing and accuracy.

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  • Board Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Flex RPO
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Recruitment Research
  • Temporary Staffing
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research
  • Commercial Banking
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
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News Briefings

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MalinHughes Names Managing Director

Chicago-based executive search firm MalinHughes has named Deveran George as a managing director in its human capital strategy and executive search practices. She will be responsible for leading MalinHughes’ strategic consulting practice as well as working within the executive search practice. Ms. George will be working closely with current customers as well as focusing on


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