Alexander Hughes announces India expansion, appoints Pankaj Dutt as Country Head

Alexander Hughes, a European leader in executive search announced today that it has acquired new practices in India, Brazil, Hong-Kong and Australia enabling Alexander Hughes to become one of the few fully integrated global search firms
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March 24, 2012 - PRLog -- New Delhi, India: Alexander Hughes, a European leader in executive search announced today that beginning 2012, it has entered Indian market by acquiring a pre-eminent local executive search boutique, with an impressive mix of Indian and multinational clients.

Indian operations will be led by Pankaj Dutt, who has been appointed as the Country Managing Partner and will be based in New Delhi. Along with Indian acquisition, new acquisitions are also announced in Brazil, Hong-Kong and Australia enabling Alexander Hughes to become one of the few fully integrated global search firms.

Alexander Hughes is the oldest executive search firm to be founded in Europe and maintains an impressive client roaster comprising some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies. Besides being the first executive search firm globally to establish a dedicated cleantech practice, its experience and track record in sectors such as defense & aerospace, automotive, industrials and retail is unmatched amongst most international firms.

“Following thirty years of growth in Europe and strong global presence through our partnerships, the integrated development in Asia Pacific and the Americas is great news for our clients and our teams. It is a guarantee of continuity for our firm” said Maurice Rozet, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and founder of Alexander Hughes.

“We wish to accompany our clients globally and help them grow, especially in the BRIC countries. We believe our integrated model is the best way to provide top notch quality and seamless global service” said Julien Rozet, CEO of Alexander Hughes.

“Most of our key clients have large presence in India and have even more ambitious growth plans. With rapidly increasing trade ties between India and European Union, we offer unparalleled expertise and reach to clients from both regions”, said Pankaj Dutt, Managing Partner of Alexander Hughes India.

To provide adequate coverage to its clients, the firm will soon announce new senior appointments at its existing office in New Delhi & a new office in Bangalore.

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About Alexander Hughes:

Founded in 1957, Alexander Hughes is an international Executive Search firm advising top management on vital recruitments to the company’s success: Executive and Non-Executive Directors, Senior Executives and recognized experts.

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

With more than 40 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with international capabilities. The team includes more than 120 consultants operating in 12 Sectors of Excellence, ranging from Financial Services and Technology to Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing or Consumer Markets.

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Media contact, India: Pankaj Dutt –

Media contact, France: Julien Rozet -
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