Alexander Hughes


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 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 10 Sectors of Excellence, ranging 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.


Help Wanted! Companies Stepping Up Summer Hiring Plans

The summer job market is upon us and there’s good news: Companies are stepping up their seasonal hiring. Forty-one percent of employers plan to hire workers for the summer while a vast majority (88 percent) expect to transition some summer hires into permanent roles, according to a new report by CareerBuilder. Employers said they are

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Alexander Hughes Names New Leaders in Nordic and Greater China Regions

Paris-headquartered search firm Alexander Hughes has named Evan Tolstoj Hansen as head of the Nordic region and Nicolas Musy as managing partner for Greater China. With the strong and still growing economy in Northern Europe and in particular in the Nordic countries, the demand for top-level talent acquisition is strong and growing. To meet these

Alexander Hughes Opens In Iran

Iran’s economy is a mixture of central planning, state ownership of oil, village agriculture, and small-scale private trading and service ventures. So it seems like an unusual outpost for a recruiter. But Alexander Hughes’ Iranian office has now officially opened for business. Shayan Shadfar and Christophe Laurent-Atthalin are managing the new operation. CEO Julien Rozet, Mr. Shadfar

Alexander Hughes Establishes Joint Venture In Iran

Global executive search firm Alexander Hughes has partnered with IranianOffice to form a joint venture based in Tehran. Shayan Shadfar and Christophe Laurent-Atthalin are managing the new joint operation. IranianOffice provides business intelligence and operational support for businesses with and in Iran. The scope of activities IranianOffice provides to its western and local clients ranges from business development to operational support

Alexander Hughes Opens In Dubai; Names Managing Partner

Global executive search firm Alexander Hughes has reinforced its presence in the Gulf countries by adding a new office in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Based in Dubai, Thomas Duret has been appointed managing partner for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the U.A.E. One of the world’s fastest growing economies, Dubai’s current gross domestic


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

Alexander Hughes International to Deploy FileFinder Anywhere

PARIS, France, July 27, 2016 — Alexander Hughes International to deploy FileFinder Anywhere across its 55 offices globally. Dillistone Systems, the leading global provider of technology to executive search firms and strategic recruiting teams, is pleased to announce that it has secured an order for its FileFinder Anywhere product with the Paris headquartered global executive search firm

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