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ZRG Welcomes Neil Humphreys as Managing Director of Industrial Practice

Rochelle Park, NJ, March 19, 2024 ZRG, the fastest-growing global executive search firm, proudly announces the appointment of Neil Humphreys as the newest addition to its Industrial Practice team. Neil joins ZRG in 2024 as Managing Director, bringing with him a wealth of experience in operational leadership, supply chain management, and executive search consultancy.

Before joining ZRG, Neil Humphreys held pivotal roles across various operational and supply chain functions, honing his skills in delivering exceptional results across diverse industry verticals. His impressive portfolio includes advising a wide spectrum of clients, ranging from mid-size firms to Fortune 250 consumer and industrial organizations.

Notably, Neil's expertise extends to executive search and human capital consulting, where he has garnered a reputation for identifying and placing top-tier talent on a global scale. Prior to his tenure at ZRG, Neil served as Managing Director of Howgate Sable, a distinguished boutique executive search firm with a 35-year legacy. Additionally, he contributed his expertise as an Associate for The Augusta Group, a prominent cybersecurity consulting firm catering to clients worldwide.

Operating extensively across Europe, North America, and the APAC region, Neil Humphreys possesses a particular strength in serving multinationals and private equity-backed high-growth ventures. He is known for his collaborative approach, working closely with clients to understand their unique culture, ambitions, and operational models in meticulous detail.

"We are thrilled to welcome Neil Humphreys to ZRG as the Managing Director of our Industrial Practice," said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. "Neil's proven track record of delivering exceptional results and his deep understanding of the global talent landscape make him an invaluable asset to our team. His collaborative spirit and commitment to excellence perfectly align with ZRG's mission to redefine executive search."

"I am thrilled for the opportunity to join ZRG's global team with a can-do attitude and a strong vision,” Neil stated. “The chance to deliver more for my clients is paramount to me, and ZRG's innovation in its DNA aligns with my passion for disrupting the sector status quo. I look forward to driving the team forward and achieving new heights together."

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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