June 17, 2014 – ZRG Partners Inc., a global provider of executive search and talent management solutions, has appointed four new search professionals to its healthcare services and solutions team. The firm has added Brian McGowan as co-practice head in Atlanta as well as Gary Ruffcorn as senior associate. Additionally, John Blank will become co-practice head out of Nashville where he is joined by Mark Dillard, who becomes senior associate. Mr. McGowan was previously an executive vice president and managing director in Atlanta for DHR International. Mr. Ruffcorn's past position was also with DHR as a senior consultant. Mr. Blank was most recently co-leader global healthcare services and solutions practice managing director at DHR. Mr. Dillard was formerly a principal at DHR. “This new team brings extensive experience and success supporting hospitals, as well as private equity backed healthcare providers, who are driving innovation in healthcare delivery,” said Larry Hartman, CEO. ZRG Partners provides human capital services to several key markets including financial services, health care and life sciences, technology, energy, and education.