Andrew Smith Joins ZRG as Managing Director, Client Advisor Across Practice Groups
Rochelle Park, NJ, March 20, 2023 – ZRG, a global talent advisory firm headquartered in New Jersey, today adds Andrew Smith as Managing Director and VP of Client Services – Europe and UK. In this unique role, Andrew will advise and support clients across the firm’s practice groups, tailoring relevant and effective solutions to meet their talent needs. He is based in London.
Andrew has a breadth of experience across executive search, interim management, project outsourcing, and consulting, and he has worked with a range of organizations diverse in both size and sector. His clients include venture capital-backed startups and recognized global corporations alike, spanning the areas of Consumer, Industrial, Life Sciences, TMT, and Financial Services.
Before ZRG, Andrew served Norman Broadbent, the UK’s oldest board and executive search firm, as Group Client Partner for nearly seven years. His career also includes tenures with The Miles Partnership, CT Partners, and Barracuda, a specialist consumer and interim search firm in the UK where he served for two years as Chief Growth Officer.
“Within his search work, Andrew is respected for his responsiveness, honesty, and integrity, making him a great fit to serve as VP of Client Services in Europe and the UK,” said CEO of ZRG, Larry Hartmann. “Having travelled the world, especially the Far East, he brings an important understanding of the diversity of both people and culture to ZRG.”
“I was drawn by the opportunity to grow at ZRG,” Andrew stated. “Collectively, this is a team of very experienced consultants. Further, the business is on an impressive growth trajectory, with exciting acquisitions and a broad set of service offerings to solve almost every human capital requirement.”
ZRG is a global talent advisory firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about how to find top talent. The company’s digital Zi platform combines talent intelligence, candidate insights, and process improvement to dramatically deliver executive searches quicker and with proven better results.
Today, with the help of private equity investor RFE Investment Partners, ZRG is among the fastest growing firms in the search industry and provides a full suite of retained search, on-demand talent, and consulting and advisory solutions across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia.