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ZRG Expands Interim Solutions Practice with Addition of Managing Director Russell Wooten

Rochelle Park, NJ, February 16, 2023 ZRG, a US-based global talent advisory firm, welcomes Russell Wooten as Managing Director. Based in South Carolina, he will serve primarily as a member of the Interim Solutions Practice and joins the firm’s Human Resources and Financial Officers practice groups as well. His fundamental areas of expertise include account management, business development, and talent solutions.

Across his search career, Russell has partnered largely with Fintech and financial services Fortune 500 companies, providing project and consulting solutions to fulfill their talent needs. He has also completed successful engagements in the areas of consumer, communication, information technology, healthcare, and energy. Some of Russell’s notable clients include Centro Inc., Men’s Warehouse, Jos. A. Bank, KDC, and Whitsons Culinary.

An adept problem-solver, Russell applies an empathetic approach to turn his clients’ biggest challenges into success stories. He most recently served Eliassen Group as Principal, Client Services and earlier worked with DeWolff, Boberg & Associates as a management consultant. He has also held Director-level roles within several professional services firms.

“Russell is a relationship builder, and this serves as the foundation of his greatest career accomplishments,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “He brings a strong, broad network across several key sector areas, and we look forward to the continued successes he will bring as part of the firm.”

“Simply put, the people are what drew me to the company – ZRG is known to have a great culture, both internally and amongst their competitors,” Russell added. “Plus, the ZRG Interim division is new to the market and growing rapidly. I’m eager to join a team that shares my values and entrepreneurial mindset.”

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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