About Us

ZRG Partners, LLC is a revolutionized talent management provider. We provide senior-level executive search services grounded in our DNA that values data and analytics in conjunction with great search process. Our proprietary Z score process and tools help clients make informed hiring decisions while avoiding costly hiring mistakes.

ZRG has expanded our offerings over the years to adapt to fit our client’s needs as we embed the latest technology solutions and creative approaches into our integrated offerings.

While executive search is our core offering, we provide customized talent solutions, leveraging our core tools and processes in innovative ways. Our ProSearch Solutions team leverages a refined version of our proprietary executive retained search process and tech-enabled tools to address your organization’s key management and specialist roles. ZRG’s Interim Solutions division provides dedicated interim and project professionals who plug in and work alongside our client teams to help cost-effectively manage change from the inside.

ZRG maintains offices throughout the world as a seamless provider of talent. We effectively support talent projects across North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. For strategic clients with global touch points, we go above and beyond by providing the same high-powered recruiting solutions for key middle management and individual contributor roles.

Whether you are recruiting a CEO or Country Head, or you need support to build out a new facility or region, ZRG has size, scale, and solutions to meet all of your human capital needs. We understand that our clients are as unique as their organizations, and ZRG brings solutions grounded in data-driven and analytical research to produce the talent our clients need and grown accustomed to.

Client-focused, data-driven, and global—provided by a firm that values your business like no other.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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ZRG Partners’ mission is to bring talented candidates to leading companies. We adhere to a set of core values that allows us to fulfill our clients’ needs on an optimal scale. We take pride and care to ensure that the core values we instill in our staff help our clients acquire strong leadership within their company.

At ZRG Partners, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond the expectation of our clients. Those results are achieved by taking the time to thoroughly listen and understand the leadership requirements of each individual company. We make it all possible by putting the client first. At ZRG, it’s not a numbers’ game, we provide individual and specialized attention to each client. It’s not just about filling the role—our talented team searches for the rising stars that will make an impact for our clients. And while we are client-centered, we know that candidates matter and deserve great treatment as well.

As a mid-sized firm, our strategy is unique to our larger firm counterparts. We bring the best aspects of a boutique firm along with our global reach. Our thorough Z Score process provides global clients with the best results. Our scalability and flexibility allows us to provide consistent deliverables to our clients across the board.

Solutions And Expertise

At ZRG Partners, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond the expectation of our clients. Those results are achieved by taking the time to thoroughly listen and understand the leadership requirements of each individual company. We make it all possible by putting the client first.

At ZRG, it’s not a numbers’ game, we provide individual and specialized attention to each client. It’s not just about filling the role—our talented team searches for the rising stars that will make an impact for our clients. And while we are client-centered, we know that candidates matter and deserve great treatment as well.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Boardgame to the Boardroom: Larry Hartmann Doubles Down on Growth

When Larry Hartmann, chief executive officer of ZRG, was a youngster, you could find him playing sports with the other kids in his neighborhood. He was an excellent team player by all accounts. But, as one old friend tells it, he also had another youthful passion: the board game Monopoly. And though the leader of

TurnkeyZRG Appoints President

TurnkeyZRG today appointed Nzinga “Zing” Shaw into dual roles: She becomes the search firm’s first president; she also takes over as parent company ZRG’s managing director, chief inclusion and diversity officer, and global practice head of ZRG’s diversity, equity and inclusion client-facing practice. “Zing is an undisputed DEI trailblazer; in fact, she is the first person

ZRG Appoints Global Head of Financial Services

ZRG has named Mina Ames as global head of financial services. “This is a great time for us to further expand our global presence in the financial services space. We have had a strong presence in North America for decades, but Mina will bring a truly global perspective to the practice in her role as

Recruiting Entrepreneur Makes Seven-Figure Investment in ZRG

ZRG, a leading search firm backed by private equity firm RFE Investment Partners, has elected Hamilton Bradshaw CEO James Caan to its board of directors. Mr. Caan has made a personal seven-figure investment in the company. “We are thrilled to add James Caan to our board of directors,” said CEO Larry Hartmann. “He brings a global

Press Releases

ZRG Acquires Holker Watkin, a Global Leader in Strategy and Transformation Talent

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. & LONDON, July 9, 2019 – ZRG has agreed to acquire Holker Watkin, a leader in the placement of strategy and transformation professionals across Europe and other key markets. The business will operate as a ZRG company, focused on supporting client needs for senior-level strategy professionals on a retained and interim project basis. The

Tim Ward Joins ZRG’s GovCon Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ/Westborough, MA, USA, May 6, 2019 — ZRG has added 19-year executive search veteran, Tim Ward, to its GovCon Practice. Tim’s nearly two decades of search experience has covered roles in operations, business development, and technology for public, private, and equity-backed government contractors. He has completed over 200 searches for companies like Lockheed

National Diversity Council Announces 2019 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Houston, Texas, March 27, 2019 – The National Diversity Council announces the 2019 Top 50 Women in Technology, a distinctive list of female executives, influencers and achievers who impact the technology industry. The list recognizes women who are molding the future of technology with their insight and leadership. These women continue to excel in the

ZRG – Search Redefined

Rochelle Park, NJ, USA, March 7, 2019 — ZRG reveals its new identity with a complete brand transformation and website launch. Since its inception over 19 years ago, ZRG has been the best kept secret in the executive search space. With recent growth and the firm embarking on new heights within the industry, it was

ZRG Partners expands Consumer Practice with the addition of Frederick Lamster, Retail Specialist

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, January 3, 2018 – ZRG Partners, recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms globally, is pleased to announce that Frederick (Fred) Lamster has joined ZRG Partners as a Managing Director and a Retail Sector specialist within the growing Consumer Practice. This is part of the strategy and commitment

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In the Media

INVESTMENT FLOW AND THE TALENT POOL
State-of-the-art technologies are driving transformation; powerful players are disrupting traditional competitive dynamics; major markets across the globe are opening up or expanding; and, as always….

Global Industrial Hiring Index
The Q2 2018 release of the ZRG Partners Global Industrial Hiring Index posted an 8% increase in global hiring demand quarter-over-quarter. Additionally, the Index improved 27% year-over-year, when compared to Q2 2017.