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Jeffrey Kakish, MD, MBA Adds Healthcare Recruitment and Consulting Expertise to ZRG

Rochelle Park, NJ, March 8, 2023ZRG, a global talent advisory firm with impressive growth in recent years, expands their Healthcare Practice with Jeffrey Kakish, MD, MBA. Joining as Managing Director, Dr. Kakish has partnered with executive leaders of academic medical centers, national cancer institutions, community health centers, telehealth organizations, and more across his decade-plus career in executive search. He is based in New York.

Dr. Kakish regularly counsels his healthcare clients on recruitment and healthcare consulting ventures, evaluating their business processes and enacting strategic partnerships to meet their academic, clinical, and executive talent needs. By maintaining a distinct understanding of market trends in the healthcare workforce, he is able to offer proven equitable solutions to solve healthcare organizations’ biggest challenges.

Before joining ZRG, Dr. Kakish served Merritt Hawkins /AMN Leadership Solutions as Regional Vice President for Academics, Cancer Centers and Pediatric Practices of Client Partnerships, leading operations across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwest territories. His earlier roles include Diversity Champion and Ethics Champion, AMN Healthcare and Vice President of Health Search, Tal Healthcare.

“In addition to his own notable search work, Jeffrey offers his expertise as a member of several advisory boards within his industry,” said ZRG’s CEO, Larry Hartmann. “His broad network and scope of knowledge in the healthcare sector are a surefire asset to ZRG’s Healthcare Practice.”

“Being recruited to a global firm that provides distinct services in all industries, including healthcare, is humbling, It Lets you know that you are experienced in your industry and seen as an expert in your field,” Jeffrey offered. “I look forward to offering my services and expertise in executive healthcare, academia, and clinical practices while growing my knowledge from my peers in the firm.”

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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