Hudson France joined Morgan Philips Group in April 2018 to offer a range of innovative talent solutions across the globe.

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Our team of headhunters located in France is led by

Samuel Tamagnaud, Deputy CEO Morgan Philips Hudson France

Samuel Tamagnaud graduated from EBS Paris in 1993 and started his recruitment career with Page Interim, spending 4 years there - firstly as a consultant specialised in finance, then as a manager and finally as Regional Director. In 1999 he created the Partner Group, Partner Interim and James Partner, a recruitment firm specialising in middle management. In 2006 the company was bought by a Japanese group - Staff Service (N° 3 on the Japanese staffing market). In 2009 Staff Service decided to withdraw from the French market and Samuel and his former associates took back control the firm. In 2012 the firm was finally sold outright to the Fed group. Samuel’s relationship with Morgan Philips Group began in 2013 when he set up Morgan Philips Executive Search and Fyte in Asia, based in Singapore. In August 2015 Samuel took over Morgan Philips Group activities in France, working alongside Jean Kerckhove.

Raphaël Reclus, Managing Director Morgan Philips Hudson France

With a post-graduate diploma in law, Raphaël started his career in 1996 specialising in labour relations, notably with the Sodiaal group. From 2003 to 2008 he was with Fives group - a leading engineering company - where, as deputy HR Director, he took part in the establishment of an international HR policy. From 2008 to 2011 and then again from 2013 to 2014, as a member of the Executive Committee of Boccard industrial engineering group,  he created and set up their global HR function, based in Geneva.  His comprehensive and innovative approach to talent management was recognised in 2013 by the national French newspaper Figaro Economie. Alongside this, in 2011 he set up Salibre International, a recruitment firm focused on the engineering and industrial sectors. In March 2016 he sold Salibre International to Morgan Philips and joined the Group, taking over management of Morgan Philips Engineering & Manufacturing.

Jean Kerckhove, CEO MPG France

After a successful period as consultant then manager with Michael Page, he created and was Chairman of Page Personnel.
After also creating and chairing People Search in 2006, he joined Morgan Philips to create and develop its activities in France.

Successful recent assignments
  • Global Head of Talent – Software Editor – Paris
  • Head of HR – Food Industry – Paris
  • Head of Financial Inspection – Aerospace – Paris
  • Head of Digital – Industry – Paris
  • Chief Marketing Officer – Software Editor – Paris
  • Head of Mangement Control – Retail – Paris
  • Managing Director – Real Estate Promoter – Lyon
  • Head of Marketing – Industry – Lyon
  • Key Accounts Director – Industry – Lyon
  • Head of Public Utility – Energy – Paris
  • Regional Managing Director – Industry – Lyon
  • Head of Trading ICP – Paris

In France, our headhunting company is specialized in the following areas: