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ZRG Adds Cindy Caruso Aquila as Chief Human Resources Officer

Rochelle Park, NJ, October 7, 2021 – ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm of 2020, welcomes Cindy Caruso Aquila as Chief Human Resources Officer. Bringing nearly 30 years of HR leadership experience to the role, Cindy will join ZRG’s executive team in the firm’s New Jersey headquarters.

As CHRO, Cindy will work closely with firm and practice leaders to bolster ZRG’s culture, which attracts, retains, and develops driven and talented teams. She has previously led global human capital strategy across enterprises, addressing challenges of leadership development, organizational design, talent management, total rewards, culture, engagement, and diversity, equity & inclusion.

Prior to joining ZRG, Cindy served as Chief People Officer and Head of Communications for Global Holdings Management. Earlier, she enjoyed a seven-year tenure with BNY Mellon as Global Head of Human Resources for Investment Management, leading people strategy for more than 5,500 employees worldwide. Cindy has also held HR leadership positions at ING Investment Management, CIT, Citigroup, Pepsi-Cola Company, and Ingersoll-Rand.

“Cindy impressed with her track record of success at Global Holdings Management and BNY Mellon, especially in the areas of organizational design and leadership succession,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “As ZRG continues its rapid global expansion, Cindy will ensure that we continue to invest in our people, our most valuable asset.”

“ZRG’s growth story and culture of collaboration made it an indisputable choice for the next step in my career,” Cindy said. “There is incredible honesty here – the type of authenticity that lets you chart a path for success, achieve your full potential, and help others to do the same.”

About ZRG

ZRG is a global executive search and human capital management 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 executive, middle management, project, and interim search solutions across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia.