Case Study

Regional Director, Southern Europe

"Gillamor Stephens recruited me into Zscaler and they have subsequently recruited key members of my Management Team. As a client and as a candidate the experience was first class."

Matt Piercy, VP & GM EMEA


Zscaler is an exciting, high-growth technology company that is redefining the internet security sector. Just as Salesforce transformed the CRM market, Zscaler is revolutionizing the world of internet security. Zscaler’s technology protects more than 13 million users at more than 5,000 of the world’s leading enterprises and government organizations worldwide against cyberattacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies. Global 1000 brands such as GE, Nestlé, ExxonMobil, Schneider Electric, plus government and military organizations like the United States Marines, NATO and the NHS rely on Zscaler to provide a safe and productive Internet experience for all of their users. Zscaler is backed by premier investors including TPG Growth, Google, EMC and Lightspeed Ventures.


Regional Director, Southern Europe

Zscaler is in an extended period of hyper-growth with global revenues growing at 100% year-on- year. The EMEA business is a significant contributor to global revenues with several marquee customers and partners domiciled in the region. As such, Zscaler wanted to strengthen the EMEA leadership with two critical hires in order to drive and accelerate their growth in EMEA. Gillamor Stephens recruited the VP & GM EMEA for the overall region and a Regional Director, Southern Europe to focus on France, Iberia and Italy.


Context of the search(es)

Gillamor Stephens was tasked with recruiting two stellar leaders with proven ability to scale a business at pace. We conducted pan European searches that resulted in hiring two key executives that have a track record of contributing significantly to the growth of leading companies such as VMWare, Citrix, Informatica and EMC.

What our client says

"I have known Gillamor Stephens for many years and it is a pleasure to have worked with them as a candidate and as a client at Zscaler. They have a strong understanding of our market and in both cases the process was professional and well managed. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Gillamor Stephens."

Matt Piercy, VP & GM EMEA