Kim Henderson

Washington DC

consultant name

Kim Henderson Egon Zehnder, Washington DC


Kim Henderson, a founding member of Egon Zehnder’s Washington DC office, is a leader in the Consumer Practice, where she focuses on hospitality, media and entertainment. Kim is also a core member of the firm’s Technology and Communications Practice, and is active in the Chief Information Officer Practice. She advises clients on executive searches as well as management appraisals, and provides board advisory services.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Kim spent the majority of her professional career in management consulting and consumer financial services. Kim served as Senior Director of Professional Services at the Corporate Executive Board, where she was responsible for building the sales effectiveness consulting practice while advising clients on assessment, selection, talent development and sales strategy. Previously, she worked in the Global Client Group at American Express in London, where she was responsible for negotiating global card acceptance agreements and partnerships with multinational hospitality clients. Kim began her career as an analyst with Paine Webber in New York, where she focused on financing, credit rating and M&A advisory for REIT clients.

Kim earned a BS in Finance from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

News and Publications

Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

Cybersecurity Trends and the Rise of the CISO

Cybersecurity Dinner 2015 New York

The combination of data ubiquity, decentralized control and sophisticated new underworld actors presents organizations with a perfect storm to be confronted by their information security leadership.

consultant name

Kim Henderson Egon Zehnder, Washington DC