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Kenya Henderson

Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer


Years of


Years at First

Kenya Henderson is a Managing Director, the Chief Marketing Officer, and a member of First Manhattan's Management Committee. She has almost 25 years of experience in brand strategy, marketing, public relations, and strategic communications—and a proven track record in building successful marketing and communications functions from the ground up.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, she was a Global Group Manager for Marketing & Communications at The Bank of New York Mellon. Before that, she was the Global Head of Sales Marketing and Chief of Staff to the Chief Commercial Officer at S&P Global Ratings. She has received numerous corporate and industry awards for her marketing expertise and results.

Kenya holds a BA from Rutgers University and is an INROADS alumna. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three daughters.