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

Rochelle Park, New Jersey, USA (January 3, 2019) – ZRG Partners, recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms globally, is pleased to announce that Frederick (Fred) Lamster has joined the firm 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 many changes 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 Fred in to the consumer team where he joins 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 during this exciting time of growth and expansion. ZRG is an innovative firm, disrupting the executive search markets with some game changing technology. Using proprietary data and analytics tools, they enable clients to make more accurate hiring decisions versus 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 their client-centric approach to building great leadership teams and helping organizations build efficient structures that are ready to manage the present while building to the future.”

Contact Information: Fred Lamster; flamster@zrgpartners.com or Larry Hartmann; lhartmann@zrgpartners.com