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Brad McLane Joins ZRG to Head Marketing Officers Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ, July 30, 2020ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, today announced the addition of executive search specialist Brad McLane. Joining the Consumer Goods and Service Practice as Managing Director, he will also lead the firm’s Marketing Officers Practice. Brad will be based in ZRG’s Chicago office.

With over 20 years in executive search, Brad has successfully completed more than 400 searches. His recently filled roles include CEO, Board Member, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Commercial Officer, and Chief Revenue Officer. His primary focus is on senior-level assignments for consumer product clients and senior marketing roles for financial services, healthcare, technology, industrial, and nonprofit clients.

Prior to ZRG, Brad led both the Marketing Officers and Consumer practices at RSR Partners. He has also led the Global Head of the Marketing Officers Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates. Prior to entering executive search, Brad’s career included roles at Price Waterhouse, Ralston Purina, Coca-Cola, and Petrolon Inc. He also co-founded and served as President for

CEO of ZRG, Larry Hartmann, said, “Having previously created the Marketing Officers Practices at two firms, Brad will doubtless be an asset to ZRG in leading this sector area. Leveraging our suite of executive search tools and the collective expertise of our team, I’m confident in the success he will bring to our consumer product clients and to those seeking to fill top-tier marketing positions.”

“ZRG is known for their breadth of scope and expertise across sectors,” Brad said. “I look forward to collaborating, learning, and working alongside a team of energizing and knowledgeable colleagues.”

About ZRG

Since 1999, ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about identifying top talent, and for over 20 years, clients have trusted us to recruit top talent around the world. Today, ZRG is one of the fastest-growing global firms in the search industry and provides a full suite of retained executive, middle-management, and customized search solutions globally through its offices in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia.

ZRG matches clients with the right leaders by leveraging technological innovation, years of experience, and an ability to identify quality candidates. Businesses often falter under sub-par leadership, but with each placement, ZRG promises to identify and hire executives fit to meet their clients’ unique needs. ZRG’s analytical process and collaborative culture give us the competitive edge to provide our clients with an industry-leading advantage.