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The Cercle Magellan was set up on 17 June 1998, at the request of some 10 company representatives from international HR, who wished to exchange on their day-to-day problems and the solutions they had come up with.

3 expert clubs and a network for mid-tier companies

More than just a professional network, the Cercle Magellan brings together international HR managers to share company practices.

A hub for meetings, exchange and information, the Cercle Magellan also gives its members the opportunity to pool experience to develop shared knowledge, improve processes and come up with new ideas.

By joining the Cercle Magellan, you become part of a community of over 1,500 international HR professionals across 3 specialist clubs:

The Cercle Magellan also runs the Réseau ETI for HR directors of French mid-tier companies focused on international HR:

  • Réseau ETI

Our members

The Cercle Magellan is for international companies and their managers* with global and international remit in the following fields:

  • international HR development;
  • international mobility management;
  • international compensation & benefits management;
  • talent management.

* The Cercle Magellan is not able to offer its services to individuals.

Our values

Professionalism: the network and its clubs are run by professionals from the field and by their members.

Innovation and forward-thinking: beyond current issues related to international HR, the Cercle Magellan and its members monitor and discuss forthcoming trends and practices.

Confidentiality: Cercle Magellan members are exclusively HR professionals in-company. Service providers do not take part in our events.

A collegial atmosphere: The Cercle Magellan team does its utmost to facilitate discussion and our trademark conviviality.