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Rachel Zhu

Rachel Zhu serves as associate partner and is based in the firm’s Shanghai office. Read more >

Rachel Zhu serves as associate partner and is based in the firm’s Shanghai office.

Rachel Zhu is an associate partner and a member of DHR International’s Private Equity, Consumer, Retail, and Industrial practice groups.

Rachel’s client portfolio includes multinational companies (both Fortune 500 and small and medium-sized companies), private equity and venture capital-backed startups, and privately-owned Chinese companies. Throughout her career she has advised and helped her clients recruiting for China Country Heads and other C- Level executives across all functional areas, including sales, marketing, finance, strategic planning, human resources, legal, and operations excellence.

Since Rachel started working with private equity and venture capital clients in 2004, she has not only helped investors recruit senior investment professionals, but also senior executive leadership and non-executive directors for their portfolio companies.

Rachel began her career in executive search in 1999 with Korn/Ferry International. She was a key member of the firm’s Industrial and Financial Services practices in Greater China. Rachel later served as Vice President in the Hong Kong office of a UK-headquartered financial services boutique firm, from where she led the firm’s China business. Before joining her most recent employer NGS Global, Rachel was a Principal/China Head of Industrial and Private Equity practices with a leading European executive search firm.

Earlier in her career, Rachel was a marketing executive with Infineon Technologies AG and Scala Business Solutions N.V.

She earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from East China University of Science and Technology. Born and raised in Shanghai, Rachel speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and English. < Read less



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