Charles Gray

New York

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Charles Gray Egon Zehnder, New York


Charles Gray, based in New York, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services practice, with a focus on banking and financial technology companies. He also serves clients seeking information technology leaders, including chief information officers and chief technology officers. Chuck leads Egon Zehnder’s US Diversity and Inclusion Council. He frequently advises clients on diversity and inclusion issues.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Chuck was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Chase, based in New York, where he served as the Chief of Staff for the Global Head of Treasury Services Operations. Previously, he was a Director at Liberty Mutual Group, based in Boston, in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategy departments. Early in his career, Chuck was an Associate Consultant with Bain & Company in Dallas, and an Associate with Credit Suisse First Boston in New York.

Chuck earned a BA from Morehouse College in Atlanta and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

News and Publications

Forbes – Private Equity Has Something To Add To The Diversity Discussion. Yes, Really

At the Forbes Leadership Forum on Private Equity, Charles Gray, co-leader of Egon Zehnder’s US Diversity Practice with a special focus on Private Equity, recently contributed to the discussion on diversity, arguing that while Private Equity does not have the best record on diverse hiring, it does have a type of “evergreen hiring” that we can all learn from: Building great talent pipelines by forging strong relationships with promising candidates – before they’re even candidates.

Making Gender Diversity a Reality

In the last several years, most industrial companies, like most companies in other sectors, have openly embraced gender diversity as both a policy and a goal. This in itself represents important progress.

Perspectives - European Boards Make Gender Equity Gains

Germany's new law mandating gender quotas on corporate boards makes it the latest European country attempting to force change, an approach contrasted with U.S. boards' voluntary initiatives.

Compliance Week - Diversity: Getting To Grips With Greater D&I Transparency

Speculation is mounting that US regulators are about to introduce new diversity reporting guidelines for companies. What steps can senior executives take to ensure that their companies satisfy new diversity and inclusion standards, asks Compliance Week?

Perspectives from Egon Zehnder’s Fall Diversity Council Dinner Diversity and Potential

The Egon Zehnder Fall 2014 Diversity Council Dinner assembled a group of diversity leaders from the world’s largest and most important companies.

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2014 Egon Zehnder European Board Diversity Analysis With Global Perspective

The findings of the 2014 Egon Zehnder European Board Diversity Analysis reveal: Women's share of European board seats increases to more than 20 percent, but progress stagnant in executive director and board leadership positions.

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Charles Gray Egon Zehnder, New York