Although boards of directors are considered the backbones of organizations, director recruiting has grown markedly more challenging, say recruiters who conduct searches in that area. As a result, companies continue to turn to executive search firms to help find new board members. ZRG Partners, a leading search firm backed by private equity firm RFE Investment Partners, recently assisted in the recruitment of Kamil Ali-Jackson as a member of the board of directors at Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Managing director Lisa McCann led the assignment.
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