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ZRG Welcomes Tom Pope to the Life Sciences Practice as Managing Director

Rochelle Park, NJ, January 24, 2024 – ZRG, a global executive search and human capital management firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Pope as Managing Director to its esteemed team.

Tom brings over two decades of experience in executive search, specializing in Technical Operations, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, and Quality within the Life Sciences industry. Tom is well known in the European Pharmaceuticals sector as his expertise further extends to the Drug Product, Drug Substance, and CDMO markets.

In his previous role as Global Practice Lead for a boutique search firm, Tom was pivotal in driving the exponential growth of a successful Life Science division over nearly a decade. His career has been marked by collaboration with a diverse range of clients, including publicly traded firms, private equity-backed organizations, and family-owned businesses. Tom has been privileged to consult on a multitude of leadership roles, showcasing his versatility in the field.

Known for his high energy and solution-focused approach, Tom takes tremendous pride in building environments which foster teamwork, continuous learning, and growth. His commitment to identifying and sourcing senior talent has earned him a reputation as an empathetic, trusted, and relentless partner. Tom is recognized for going the extra mile to ensure the success of his clients, with their strategic goals at the forefront of every project.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tom to the ZRG family as our newest Managing Director,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO. “His extensive experience and remarkable track record in executive search, particularly in the Life Sciences industry, make him a valuable addition to our team. Tom’s commitment to excellence aligns seamlessly with ZRG’s dedication to delivering top-notch solutions for our clients.”

“I’m thrilled to join ZRG, drawn by its ambitious culture and collaborative spirit. The company’s rapid success is a testament to its solid principles,” Tom added. “Joining the team provides an exciting opportunity for my professional development, surrounded by excellent individuals with a common goal. I’m excited to contribute to a truly best-in-class international organization, bringing a fresh perspective from my experience in smaller businesses."

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.