Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes


Chris Hughes joined Alex Kaar in 2012 as a Principal, specialising in executive roles within Sales and Marketing. Chris is a senior executive search consultant with over 17 years’ experience collaborating with prominent global brands on their talent management requirements, from executive level searches to functional expertise requirements. Chris became a partner in 2017 and now leads the Sales and Marketing function for Alex Kaar. Chris has gained experience within a variety of services industries including energy, banking and finance, insurance, manufacturing, FMCG and telecommunications. Recently, Chris has been involved in several high profile appointments including CCO, CEO, COO, CMO and Director of Sales.

Chris began his recruitment career in a consulting role with an US based international recruitment firm, specifically focusing on the placement of advertising professionals within global advertising networks. Several years later, he launched their marketing recruitment arm in Australia and managed a team of consultants, before taking a role with a boutique, Melbourne based FMCG marketing recruitment firm as a senior consultant, managing contracting services.

Aside from his recruitment career, Chris is the founder and CEO of Australia’s most popular performing arts websites, and is an award winning theatrical actor and director.

If you would like to contact Chris please call
03 8614 8221