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 to accelerate our ability to serve a wider range of clients within the global consumer landscape.

Prior to joining ZRG, Fred was a partner in a mid-sized executive search boutique where he provided retained search and organizational consulting to clients in the retail sector. Fred’s experience includes over 25 years of senior level Human Resource leadership with many well-known retail brands including Limited Brands, Aeropostale and Charming Shoppes. In addition to his 20+ years of retail leadership experience and executive search history, Fred obtained a Master’s degree and PHD from Brown University.

Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG related, “The retail markets are going through lots of change and leadership has never been more important. Fred brings a wealth of direct retail experience to help clients navigate the changing tides in the industry and adjust to the needs in a fast-evolving digital environment for many retailers. We are pleased to bring in Fred to the consumer team, joining recent hires Giovanni Lamarca and Tom Fuller to support and accelerate our growth in the consumer practice.”

Mr. Lamster stated, “I am excited to join ZRG at this exciting time of growth and expansion. ZRG’s is an innovating firm, disrupting the executive search markets with some game changing technology and through the use of proprietary data and analytics tools, enabling clients to make more accurate hiring decisions vs. the traditional search processes. Having been on the other side of the table, working with all the major search firms through my career, I see ZRG being different in the client centered approach to helping clients build great leadership teams and help organizations build efficient structures that are ready to manage the present while building to the future.”

About ZRG Partners

ZRG Partners is a progressive mid-sized global executive search firm that uses a proven, data-driven approach. For over 18 years, clients have trusted ZRG Partners to recruit top talent around the world. ZRG Partners is recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms in the industry driven by the firm’s client focused, results driven approach grounded in integrity.

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