Shawn Kerek Joins ZRG as Managing Director, Adding Healthcare and Life Sciences Experience to Firm
Rochelle Park, NJ, December 16, 2022 – ZRG, a fast-growing global talent advisory firm based in the United States, announces the addition of Shawn Kerek as Managing Director. Shawn has 15 years of executive search experience split between Healthcare and Life Sciences, with eight years dedicated to the latter. He is based in Columbus, Ohio.
Shawn has recruited talented leaders for small to mid-sized companies, having identified CCOs, CMOs, and COOs and helped to build the teams reporting to these critical roles, including Marketing, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Manufacturing, and Operations. He ardently studies all aspects of an assignment, such as the client’s unique culture and vision and the technical requirements of the role, to ensure the best fit for the business.
Before joining ZRG, Shawn served for nearly eight years in roles of increasing responsibility for TSP, joining as Director – Executive and Professional Search and ultimately rising to Head, North America Executive Search. Earlier, he served in leadership roles for renowned recruiting firms Robert Half Technology and Maxim Healthcare Services. Across his career, he has been passionate about Life Sciences and remains abreast of emerging technologies and other industry developments.
Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG, said, “Shawn has diligently built the Executive Search function at TSP and served as a credible and reliable partner to numerous Life Sciences companies. As our own Life Sciences Practice continues to grow, we are confident in the successful placements he will identify and recruit on behalf of our clients across Healthcare and Life Sciences.”
“ZRG presents an opportunity to work with a cutting-edge and technologically advanced platform, as well as to learn from the firm’s experienced retained search leaders,” Shawn added. “I’m excited to be part of a talented and growing team.”
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.