Andrea Henderson


Andrea serves as Partner in the Life Sciences, Healthcare, Diversity, and Board & CEO Practice Groups, in the firm’s New York office.

Andrea Henderson

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Prior to joining DHR, Andrea served as Director, Partner Solutions & Executive Search at a career acceleration and talent-sourcing platform for underrepresented healthcare and life sciences leaders. Before that, Andrea worked in impactful roles for various healthcare and life science organizations including, Trinity Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Genentech, and Pfizer.

With a passion for growing and sustaining strong organizations, Andrea has developed a niche helping private equity- and venture-backed companies scale using innovative executive talent strategies. Andrea is a member of the Astia community where she serves as a start-up company Advisor leveraging over 20 years of experience identifying and cultivating diverse talent for executive-level and board of director roles. She serves as Chair of the Membership Committee for the Atlanta chapter of the Private Directors Association and is certified in Private Company Board Governance.

She was on the Board of the African American Alumni Association of Columbia Business School and has served on the Board of Directors of the Ivy Foundation of Suffolk-Nassau Counties. She has spoken at the Thurgood Marshall Foundation Leadership Summit and was profiled in the book, Naked Ambition by business psychologist, Dr. Debra Condren.

Andrea obtained a bachelor’s degree from Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, a master’s degree in international relations from Clark Atlanta University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.

Board & CEO

Our Board and CEO Practice Group combines seasoned executive search consultants, who are members of prestigious and influential boards, with industry thought leaders who offer deep expertise in our clients’ business models.
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DHR advises organizations on how to effectively court, assess, acquire and cultivate diverse talent into their leadership pipeline. Our objective as one of the world’s top executive search firms is to present your company with the best possible pool of candidates in terms of industry expertise, functional knowledge, diversity and organizational fit.
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Our executive search experience, amplified by our firsthand understanding of the health care and life science markets, provides value as we build long-term consultative relationships with clients. For every assignment, our team members bring a full understanding of the critical elements of patient care, the complexity of local and global markets and the nuances of navigating the regulatory and commercial environments around the world.
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