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

ZRG Partners Acquire Walter James

ZRG Partners, a leading search firm backed by private equity firm RFE Investment Partners, has acquired London-based executive search firm Walter James. “Supply chain talent has never been more important to the global economy than what we are experiencing today, and we don’t see the issue changing for years,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “Walter

ZRG Recruits CHRO for NextEdge Networks

ZRG, a leading search firm backed by private equity firm RFE Investment Partners, has assisted in the recruitment of LeighAnn Schell as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for NextEdge Networks in San Francisco. Managing director Kevin Anderson led the assignment. “NextEdge Networks is a part of the Platform Partners Portfolio, a firm I have done multiple

ZRG Partners Acquires Brimstone Consulting Group

ZRG Partners, a leading search firm backed by private equity firm RFE Investment Partners, has acquired boutique strategy consulting firm Brimstone Consulting Group LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The complementary nature of our businesses made Brimstone an obvious partner for ZRG, as we continue to expand our portfolio of talent advisory solutions,”

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

Press Releases

ZRG Partners Releases First Edition of Global Industrial Hiring Index with Private Equity Investment Data

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, November 2, 2015 — ZRG Partners, a client-focused global executive search firm driven by data analytics, launches its Global Industrial Hiring Index findings dedicated to the Industrial sector. This index joins ZRG’s portfolio sister publications specific to the Leasing and the Life Sciences industries. The Q2 2015 release of the ZRG Partners Global Industrial Hiring

ZRG Partners Expands Payments Practice with the Addition of Rahul Kapur

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, October 15, 2015 — ZRG Partners, a client-focused global executive search firm, has added Rahul Kapur as Managing Director to support growth in the Payments and Retail Banking sector. Rahul will be part of the firm’s global financial services practice and bring specific expertise to clients in the payments and banking space. Rahul brings 23

ZRG Partners Adds Richard Morford to Accelerate Growth in Industrial and Life Sciences

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, September 2, 2015 — ZRG Partners, a progressive, client-focused global executive search firm, has added Richard Morford as Managing Director to further build out the firm’s global industrial practice and augment the life science efforts. Richard comes to ZRG with 12 years of retained search experience with Korn/Ferry International and a European boutique, where he

2015 Q2 Life Sciences Hiring Index Remains Near Historical High

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, August 20, 2015 — ZRG Partners has announced the findings for the second quarter Global Life Sciences Hiring Index. Hiring levels were at their highest levels yet for both the Pharma and Biotech sectors who each boosted their hiring demand by 10% or more over the previous quarter. Regionally, EMEA set an all-time index

ZRG Partners Adds Andy Talkington, Former Co-Head of Industrial Practice from CTPartners

WEST ORANGE, NJ, July 27, 2015 — ZRG Partners, a progressive, client-focused global executive search firm, has added Andy Talkington as Managing Director to further build out the firm’s global Industrial practice. This comes after last week’s announcement of Jim Aslaksen, also a former Co-Head of the Industrial Practice at CTPartners, joining the firm. Andy comes to

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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.