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ZRG’s Global Industrial Practice Welcomes Chelsea Garrett as Managing Director

Rochelle Park, NJ, October 4, 2023 – ZRG, a global leader in executive search and talent management, is pleased to announce the addition of Chelsea Garrett as Managing Director to the Global Industrial Practice. Chelsea brings a wealth of expertise and experience to ZRG, having previously founded Garrett Search Partners, a highly regarded boutique executive search firm.

At Garrett Search Partners, Chelsea maintained a focus on international clients across diverse industries, including Industrial Manufacturing, Automotive, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Medical Devices, Private Equity, and more. Her track record includes successful executive-level assignments across North America, Brazil, the UK, France, Germany, South Korea, and China.

Chelsea honed her craft at two top-15 international executive search firms headquartered in Chicago before building her own firm. Throughout her executive search career, she has focused on senior leadership roles—C-level, Vice President, and Director—for a broad range of small to large cap international organizations, including public, private, and PE-backed multinational firms. Notably, Chelsea previously served as a Board Member of the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruitment (IACPR).

“Chelsea has established deep relationships with a number of fast-growing global companies over the years, making a significant impact on their growth and value through the leaders she’s delivered,” said Larry Hartmann, ZRG’s Chief Executive Officer. “ZRG looks forward to her contributions in further enhancing the firm’s reputation for excellence and shaping her clients’ cultures as they continue to evolve.”

“After meeting Larry Hartmann and hearing about ZRG’s digital platform, expanding global footprint, and the incredibly talented team ZRG has assembled, I wanted our team to be a part of that accelerated growth and show our clients how they will benefit directly from leveraging all the tools the platform offers,” Chelsea added. “Our global industrial clients will continue to face deep talent gaps as they navigate market disruption and volatility due to digital transformation, rapid technological advancements, and global competition. Joining ZRG will allow us to deliver more strategic solutions and strengthen partnerships with our long-standing clients as we work together to build and develop exceptional teams that consistently outperform shareholder expectations.”

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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