ZRG Partners Expands Life Sciences Practice with the Acquisition of McLean Consulting
ZRG Partners, a fast growing global executive search firm, has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of McLean Consulting. As part of the agreement, John McLean will join ZRG Partners as a Managing Director in the firm’s Global Life Sciences practice.
John McLean brings 14 years of executive search experience to ZRG with strong expertise in medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and healthcare services. Before founding McLean Consulting, he was managing partner at Witt/Kieffer and executive vice president at DHR International. Mr McLean has also held leadership roles at Hewitt Associates, American Hospital Supply Corporation and Johnson & Johnson.
Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG Partners commented, “John adds great depth to our Life Sciences team. We see an easy and successful integration with the impressive client base in place with McLean Consulting. We are continuing to see a positive trend where solid boutique firms, like McLean Consulting, are recognizing the advantages of aligning with ZRG Partners for our global coverage and unique client deliverables. We look forward to continuing to grow this area of our life sciences practice with the addition of the McLean Consulting team.”
John McLean commented, “Delivering the most comprehensive service in executive search is paramount. By joining ZRG we now have full global coverage. ZRG has an expert, worldwide team to execute for multinationals around the world.” McLean also noted, “My clients are more data driven than ever before. ZRG’s commitment to data, analytics and technology for assessments in the search process is rare and a game changer in terms of client deliverables.”
McLean Consulting will work out of ZRG’s Chicago offices after the transaction closes in early September.
ZRG Partners is a progressive mid-sized global executive search firm that uses a proven, data-driven approach. For over 15 years, clients have trusted ZRG Partners to recruit top talent around the world. ZRG Partners is recognized as one of the fastest growing executive search firms in the industry driven by the firm’s client focused, results driven approach grounded in integrity.
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