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ZRG Bolsters Board Services Division with Appointment of Lisa Ward as Managing Director

Rochelle Park, NJ, November 14, 2023 ZRG, a globally renowned talent management firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Ward as Managing Director, Board Services. With an impressive career spanning over 30 years, Lisa brings a wealth of experience in executing Board Director search assignments and offering comprehensive corporate governance consulting services across various industries. Her specialized knowledge is particularly prominent within the consumer goods, healthcare products, and industrial manufacturing sectors.

Before joining ZRG, Lisa held the position of Senior Partner at James Drury Partners, contributing to the firm’s success and growth. Previously, she spent more than two decades at Spencer Stuart, successfully executing senior-level board and executive search projects across multiple practice areas.

Lisa has been recognized for her leadership and contributions to the industry. She is a distinguished member of The Executives’ Club of Chicago and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, underscoring her commitment to professional excellence and community engagement.

“We are thrilled to welcome Lisa Ward to our team at ZRG,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO.  “Her wealth of experience and profound industry insights will undoubtedly strengthen our capabilities and enhance our service offerings in board services and the greater realm of executive talent management.”

“I am delighted to be joining ZRG and continuing my journey with such an exciting and dynamic platform,” Lisa stated. “Taking part in the Board Services division is an invigorating challenge, and I eagerly anticipate utilizing my experience to drive impactful results and foster continued excellence within the organization."

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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