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Charlie Gray Joins ZRG’s Hub Recruiting Division, Strengthening Leadership in People Strategy and Operations

Rochelle Park, NJ, December 21, 2023ZRG, a global executive search and talent advisory firm, is delighted to announce the addition of Charlie Gray to its Hub Recruiting Division. Charlie joins ZRG as a Managing Director, bringing nearly three decades of extensive experience in people strategy and operations.

Charlie Gray is a seasoned executive who has made significant contributions to the success of technology, media, and healthcare companies throughout his illustrious career. His journey began with a key role in shaping the growth of Google's advertising sales team, where he played an active part in developing the company's People Operations framework, going beyond traditional HR functions.

Following his tenure at Google, Charlie continued to make a mark in the industry by contributing his expertise to various startups, including RecycleBank and Patch. At Patch, he held executive positions such as Chief People Officer and EVP of HR & Operations, overseeing the company's remarkable growth from 100 employees to 1,500 in just one year.

In 2012, Charlie founded Gray Scalable, a leading consultancy based in New York City. Gray Scalable quickly gained prominence for providing comprehensive services to growing tech startups, specializing in embedded recruiting (RPO), executive search, interim HR solutions, and compensation consulting. Under Charlie's leadership, the company served over 200 early- to mid-stage companies, boasting a client list that included notable names such as SoundCloud, BuzzFeed, and Skillshare.

"We are thrilled to welcome Charlie Gray to ZRG as a Managing Director," said Larry Hartmann, CEO. "His wealth of experience and proven track record in driving organizational success will undoubtedly enhance our capabilities and further strengthen our commitment to delivering top-notch talent solutions for our clients."

"I am delighted to join ZRG, drawn by the exciting opportunities presented by the company's expansive reach across diverse verticals and service areas,” Charlie stated. “Working with such a talented team is truly inspiring, and I look forward to collaborating with individuals who bring exceptional expertise to the table. ZRG's commitment to exploring new sectors aligns perfectly with my professional ethos, and I am eager to contribute to the firm's continued success in executive search and talent advisory."

About ZRG

ZRG is a global talent advisory firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about how to find top talent. The company’s digital Zi platform combines talent intelligence, candidate insights, and process improvement to dramatically deliver executive searches quicker and with proven better results.

Today, with the help of private equity investor RFE Investment Partners, ZRG is among the fastest growing firms in the search industry and provides a full suite of retained search, on-demand talent, and consulting and advisory solutions across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia.