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Donald Friedman Joins ZRG as Managing Director in Healthcare Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ, May 9, 2024 – ZRG, a global talent advisory firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of Donald Friedman as Managing Director in the Healthcare Practice. With over 25 years of experience spanning healthcare, recruitment, and consulting services, Friedman brings a wealth of expertise to the ZRG team.

In his new role, Friedman will leverage his extensive background to drive growth and innovation within ZRG's Healthcare Practice. Specializing in permanent retained physician search and excelling in business development, Friedman is poised to make significant contributions to the firm.

Prior to joining ZRG, Friedman's career included five years in consulting, focusing on Medical Staff Development and Physician & Community Needs Assessments. He spent eleven years at Curative Talent, LLC, where he specialized in retained physician search and physician executive search. Notably, Friedman served as a Partner at Curative Executive and Academic Search for four years, where he provided executive and leadership talent acquisition solutions, consistently exceeding annual sales targets and driving substantial growth.

"We are thrilled to welcome Donald Friedman to ZRG," said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. "Donald's passion for driving growth and his dedication to delivering exceptional results align perfectly with ZRG's values. We look forward to working together to elevate our Healthcare Practice and exceed the expectations of our clients."

"I am truly excited to join ZRG because of the firm's national scope and its ability to offer a diverse and broad range of services, enabling us to build and sustain meaningful client relationships,” said Donald Friedman. “Moreover, I'm eager to immerse myself in a collaborative environment of professionals within the firm while engaging directly with clients. Together, we will drive innovation and deliver unparalleled value to our clients across the healthcare industry."

About ZRG

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.

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