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Jim Newfrock Joins ZRG to Accelerate Client Growth Strategies as President, Sales Consulting and Licensing Division

Rochelle Park, NJ, September 29, 2021ZRG, recognized as 2020’s fastest-growing global executive search firm, announces the addition of Jim Newfrock as Managing Director and President, Sales Consulting and Licensing Division. He will lead this new division to help private equity clients and their portfolio companies accelerate revenue growth. In addition, Jim will leverage ZRG’s digital assessment platform to deliver comprehensive appraisals of his clients’ sales processes, teams, and performance.

Jim’s career thus far has included client-facing/P&L roles in nearly every industry vertical. His mandates have included B2B and B2C, turnarounds, and rapid growth/global expansion for startups, privately held organizations, and publicly traded companies. His comprehensive areas of expertise include strategy, sales, technology, capital markets, risk/compliance, and Human Resources and talent management.

Prior to ZRG, Jim served as Senior Partner and Global Account Lead in Korn Ferry’s Financial Services Practice. Earlier, he was Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. During his tenure with Booz Allen Hamilton, he was a member of the Strategy Practice and served as Group Treasurer; operated as Client Service Leader for two global Fortune 100 client accounts; served as delivery lead for Analytic and Data Science Solutions; and led a 300-person Global Risk and Security consulting team. Previously, Jim served as COO for I.S.S., a global education non-profit.

“Jim has helped businesses of all sizes accelerate their growth while maintaining a talented workforce. As President of our new Sales Consulting and Licensing Division, he will expand the solutions and capabilities we are able to provide to our growing base of clients,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG.

“David Dell'Aquila, a former colleague of mine and current ZRG Managing Director, encouraged me to look into the firm – and I’m glad I did,” Jim said. “Larry's vision for ZRG and focus on culture fit make the firm a true industry disruptor. With its intuitive Zi Platform and robust network, ZRG is able to offer something no other executive search firm can.”

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.