December 8, 2017 – Recruiting firms Zingaro, Fidler, Wolfe and Co., and Deans Executive Search & Consulting have formed a strategic alliance. Larry Deans, president of Deans, has extensive healthcare industry experience in senior-level leadership roles in human resource and general management with Baxter Healthcare, BASF Pharma, Beverly Enterprises, US Oncology, Golden Living and Avalon Healthcare.
“The alliance with Larry Deans and his organization represents a strategic decision to expand our capabilities to continue to meet the growing demand for human capital services for our client partnerships,” said Zingaro, Fidler, Wolfe & Co. “The combination of these two firms will enable the company to increase the level of customer service while expanding into additional segments of the growing healthcare and life-science markets.”
Ron Zingaro, managing partner, said the partnership will take his organization to a new level. “By increasing our capabilities and leadership team, we will continue to provide our existing client partners the same high-quality service that we have built our reputation on, while being able to accommodate the growing demand for human capital services to this industry sector,” he said. “The alliance with Larry Deans is accretive to our goal of being viewed as a market leader and innovator in serving the healthcare and life sciences industry.”
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“Ron Zingaro and I have known each other personally and professionally for more than 40 years,” said Mr. Deans. “I can say without hesitation that Zingaro is one of the best firms I have worked with in supporting the critical goal of attracting, developing and retaining top talent. Ron and I share a passion for delivering high-quality, value-added services to our clients.”
Focusing on the search and selection of senior talent in the healthcare and life science segments, Zingaro, Fidler, Wolfe & Co. and Deans Executive Search & Consulting will assist companies of all sizes.
Zingaro, Fidler, Wolfe & Co. and its predecessor company, Zingaro and Company, have been in business since 1988 serving the healthcare and life science markets and have helped recruit over 700 business leaders.
Executive search firms have been joining forces in recent months. Here’s a look at a few from the Hunt Scanlon Media archives:
Orthopedic and spine-focused executive search firm Orthoexecutive and Crowther Ballantyne Associates have partnered. The firms’ founders, Matt Woods and Gavin Crowther, look to bring enhanced executive search and recruitment solution for their clients.
DES Recruitment has merged with U.K.-based Miramar Global Executive Search. For the past 15 years, DES Recruitment has identified and attracted senior-level executives for clients nationwide. Miramar Global has forged a reputation serving U.S. multinationals in the Americas as well as across EMEA and Asia.
Gibson Consultants, a recruiter that serves healthcare payers and digital health companies, has merged with Enterprise Recruiters, a recruiting firm also focused on digital health companies. The combined company, which will keep the Gibson Consultants name, has also opened an office in Wilmington, NC.
Asset management executive recruiters Grace Point Partners and BraddockMatthews have joined forces. The joint firm will continue to serve clients across traditional and alternative asset management, including hedge fund, private equity, endowment and foundation, and family office organizations.
Buffkin/ Baker recently merged New York-based WTW Associates into its expanding executive recruiting platform. WTW, a talent provider focused on the media, entertainment, technology and law industries, will integrate its operations into the Buffkin/Baker New York office.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Will Schatz, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media