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Charles “Chuck” Gray, based in New York, leads Egon Zehnder’s Technology Officers Practice in North America. He brings deep expertise to technology officer searches across numerous industries including financial services, health care, industrial, technology and the public sector. Chuck also plays a major role in the firm’s Private Equity and Financial Technology practices. In addition to these responsibilities, he coleads the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council in the U.S. and frequently advises clients on diversity and inclusion issues.

I love the adrenaline rush that comes from solving a search. Finding the right candidate at the right time for a client never gets old.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Chuck was a New York-based Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he served as the Chief of Staff for the global head of Treasury Services Operations. Previously, he was based in Boston as a Director in the M&A and strategy departments of Liberty Mutual Group. Earlier in his career, Chuck was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in Dallas and an Associate at 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. He is an enthusiastic sports fan and loves watching football and cheering on his son’s soccer team.

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

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

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.

European Boards Make Gender Equity Gains

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.

Diversity: Getting To Grips With Greater D&I Transparency

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

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.

2014 Egon Zehnder European Board Diversity Analysis With Global Perspective

2014 Egon Zehnder European Board Diversity Analysis With Global Perspective

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

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