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Douglas Madden Adds Enterprise Software and FinTech Expertise to ZRG’s Technology Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ, January 14, 2021ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, today announced the addition of Douglas Madden as Managing Director. Douglas brings 12 years of retained executive search experience to the firm, having completed search engagements on behalf of venture capital, private equity, and publicly traded technology companies across his career. He joins ZRG’s San Francisco office.

As a search consultant, Douglas specializes in identifying and recruiting sales executives for technology companies across enterprise software and FinTech. He has led successful CEO search engagements as well.

Douglas began his search career with Lonergan Partners, a boutique search firm, and later joined Korn Ferry’s Technology Practice as a Senior Client Partner. In addition, he was Partner and Co-founder of Renaissance Leadership, where he focused on building executive leadership teams for tech companies. Most recently, Douglas was a Partner with Fortra Search.

Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG, said, “Douglas has attained great results for his clients across the technology sector. The ZRG team looks forward to partnering with Douglas, leveraging his expertise, and celebrating his achievements as a member of the Technology Practice.”

“The proprietary recruiting platform, the people, and the leadership drew me instantly to ZRG,” Douglas said. “In addition, I look forward to working with my peers and functional leaders to help my clients build teams and recruit leaders in areas beyond sales.”

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, Asia, and Middle East/North Africa.

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.