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John Staines Brings Technology and HR Expertise to ZRG’s Life Sciences and Consumer Practices

Rochelle Park, NJ, January 7, 2021ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, today announced the addition of John Staines as Managing Director. He will work in ZRG’s Los Angeles office.

Joining the firm’s Life Sciences and Consumer practice groups, John brings more than 25 years of senior-level executive search experience building Life Sciences, Healthcare, Retail, and Consumer leadership teams.

Recognized as a strategic global leader, John has lent his expertise to startups and Fortune 100 companies alike. As a search consultant, he collaborates with leaders to recruit, assess, and build teams to achieve outstanding business results. He has worked successfully with both boards of directors and external advisors to develop high-performing leadership teams and lead large-scale M&As.

Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG, said, “John has amassed an impressive client list and track record of success, helping to design and deploy leadership development programs, service delivery models, and optimized supply chains for major organizations around the world. He is an asset to the Life Sciences and Consumer teams and certain to achieve great results for his clients at ZRG.”

“As a client, ZRG impressed me with their strategic, collaborative, and data-driven approach to the client relationship,” John said. “I am excited to leverage my global HR experience, along with ZRG’s comprehensive, data-driven executive search tools, to optimize our clients’ leadership teams.”

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.