ZRG, a growing talent advisory firm and backed by RFE Investment Partners, has acquired Walter James, a London-based executive search firm.

Walter James serves retail, life sciences and chemical industries with a focus in supply chain management. The deal will serve to accelerate end-to-end support for ZRG clients across all industries.

“ZRG’s data driven approach to talent will resonate well with how organizations should consider making hiring decisions for supply chain leaders,” stated James Absalom, Walter James CEO. “We are looking forward to continuing to support our amazing clients with even more tools and resources and further expand our capabilities under the ZRG umbrella.”  

“Supply Chain talent has never been more important to the global economy than what we are experiencing today, and we don’t see the issue changing for years,” added ZRG CEO Larry Hartmann. “Walter James brings an experienced team and a great leader with James Absalom to ZRG to address the talent issues in Supply Chain.”