PRESS RELEASE – February 4th 2019 Alexander Hughes welcomes a new Managing Partner in Mexico while opening a second office in the country

Alexander Hughes – the global Executive Search firm headquartered in Paris, announces new and stronger leadership in Mexico City and the opening of a new office in Monterrey. While Alexander Hughes has been operating in Mexico - since 2014 -, today, the firm strengthens its commitment to the Latin American market, significantly developing its operations through the opening of a new office in Monterrey. The Mexican team will report to Adolfo Cruz, recently appointed Managing Partner Mexico. Adolfo is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in high-level Executive Search, a proven expertise in several industries, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the Mexican market. Under his leadership, his team of search professionals, will speed up Alexander Hughes growth in the Mexican market and create new synergies with other group offices in the industry market. “The decision to strengthen our presence in Mexico and open a second office in Monterrey was a logical step in our business growth strategy in the Americas,” said Julien Rozet, CEO of Alexander Hughes Group. “Some of our key clients are based in this region and it’s critical that we meet them where they most need us so that we are able to work with them most effectively.” “Focusing on Mexico is part of our strategy and our commitment to have a robust Latin America Region. Mexico has strong ties with Spain and US, consequently reinforcing our operations will spark additional business opportunities to collaborate for our offices there. I am very excited to welcome Adolfo onboard, I am sure that his drive and business acumen will be key to accelerate our growth in the region”. says Miguel Codina, member of the Executive Board and Head of Spain & Latin America. “We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Monterrey office”, said Adolfo Cruz, Managing Partner Alexander Hughes Mexico.” Our offices are located in close proximity to some of the operations of the world’s leading industry companies. More specifically our team will access a very large pool of stakeholders in the automotive sector as well of the business expansion for different sectors in the region, this proximity will further fuel the continued growth of our global expertise”, Adolfo Cruz added. 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 Managers and recognized Experts. Alexander Hughes is one of the few independent Executive Search groups headquartered in Europe able to offer globally high level of quality and commitment to the most exacting clients. With more than 53 offices, Alexander Hughes, headquartered in Paris, has a fully owned worldwide coverage offering local expertise combined with international capabilities. The team includes more than 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 branch of the group specialised in the recruitment of confirmed managers, specialists and young high-flyers through the same quality search-only approach.