Alexander Hughes expands its coverage in Africa and Middle East

Alexander Hughes confirms leadership in the Middle East and Africa with 7 new offices (10 in total).

Paris, France: Alexander Hughes, a leading global executive search firm, announced that it has further expanded its global coverage by adding offices in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Benin, Togo, Cameroun, Algeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The recent additions bring the firm’s global coverage to 53 offices in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. “I am pleased to welcome to Alexander Hughes our new African, Algerian and Saudi teams. It is very much the strategy of our firm to strengthen our leading position on emerging markets and we will pursue our development in the near future. In the Middle East, the flow of business opportunities is robust, while Africa, with its remarkable growth, holds exceptional potential.” said Julien Rozet, CEO of Alexander Hughes.

Maurice Rozet, founder of the Group and President of the Group’s Supervisory Board will lead the Group’s MEA activities.

West Africa:
Alexander Hughes has already been present for several years in Sub-Saharan Africa through its offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The recent addition of five new offices in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Benin, Togo and Cameroun will make Alexander Hughes the leading Search firm in the region.

Didier Acouétey will lead the offices in Dakar, Abidjan, Cotonou, Lomé and Douala, which will operate under the brand Alexander Hughes AfricSearch.

North Africa and the Middle East:
Alexander Hughes already has a significant presence in North Africa and the Middle East through its offices in Casablanca, Beirut and Dubai. By adding offices in Algiers and Jeddah, Alexander Hughes is a partner of choice in the region.

Lamia Pabion will be the Managing Partner of Algeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with Nassim Lounes as deputy, in charge of the Algiers office.

Press Release June 2014