NEW YORK (August 8, 2023) – Leading talent advisory firm DHR Global is pleased to announce that Andrea Henderson has joined the firm as Partner in the Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Diversity Practice Groups.
With a passion for growing and sustaining strong organizations, Henderson has developed a niche helping private equity- and venture-backed companies scale using innovative executive talent strategies.
“I’m thrilled to join DHR, which has the resources of a large, global firm, the agility of a boutique, and an unwavering commitment to diversity, qualities I feel are especially critical at this time of increased complexity and uncertainty,” said Henderson. “I am honored to be able to contribute my experience — meeting present client demands while also delivering strategies for sustainable growth into the future — to DHR’s long history of delivering powerful talent solutions.”
Prior to joining DHR, Henderson served as Director, Partner Solutions & Executive Search at a career acceleration and talent-sourcing platform for underrepresented healthcare and life sciences leaders. Before that, Henderson worked in impactful roles for various healthcare and life science organizations including, Trinity Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Genentech, and Pfizer.
Continued Henderson, “with the confluence of digital transformation, talent shortages, demands for DEI, and geopolitical challenges, companies must have strong executive leadership, solid governance, and a top-notch search partner to deliver results that will ensure they not just survive but thrive.”
Henderson 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.
Henderson 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.