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ZRG Appoints Peter Goddard as Managing Director of the Financial Officers Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ, March 13, 2024ZRG, a leading global executive search and talent advisory firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Goddard as the Managing Director of the Financial Officers Practice. With a wealth of experience spanning local and international markets, Peter brings unparalleled expertise in appointing Chief Financial Officers, Appointed Actuaries, and Senior Finance Executives across the Asia-Pacific region.

Having successfully led assignments for a diverse range of clients, including listed corporations across the ASX and other exchanges, private equity and venture capital firms, international entities, and large private firms, Peter is a well-respected senior name in APAC search. His deep knowledge and insightful approach have consistently delivered strong outcomes for clients, earning him a reputation for honesty, openness, and direct communication.

With extensive experience across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region, Peter is sought after by leading organizations for his counsel on attracting top talent and accelerating performance. He brings a keen understanding of the current market landscape, identifying the crucial soft skills required of the new generation of senior finance leaders.

In addition to his professional achievements, Peter is a thought leader on subjects such as Diversity, various Leadership issues, and the Aging Workforce. He is known for driving discussions and initiatives that shape the future of talent management in the financial officers practice.

"I am thrilled to join ZRG, drawn not only by the trust I have in several of my esteemed colleagues with whom I have worked in the past but also by their innovative approach to executive search," said Peter Goddard. "ZRG's data and technology-led strategies stood out to me, as did their commitment to transparent communication with clients. The absence of 'smoke and mirrors' was genuinely refreshing and aligns perfectly with my values as we embark on this exciting journey together."

"Peter's appointment further strengthens ZRG's commitment to providing top-tier talent solutions and strategic guidance to our clients," said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. "His deep industry knowledge, collaborative approach, and dedication to achieving the best possible outcomes make him a valuable addition to our team."

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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