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Portrait de Kenneth Chenault
Age : 66
Public asset : 132,919,271 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Facebook Inc - Procter & Gamble Co - International Business Machines Corp.

Summary 
Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault is an Independent Director at Airbnb, Inc., a Chairman and Managing director at General Catalyst LLC, an Independent Director at Procter & Gamble Co., an Independent Director at International Business Machines Corp., a Chief Executive Officer at American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc., a Member at The Business Council and a Member at World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, Inc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Airbnb, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Procter & Gamble Co., International Business Machines Corp., The Partnership for New York City, New York University School of Medicine Foundation, NYU Langone Health, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, National Academy Foundation and The Business Roundtable.

Mr. Chenault was previously employed as a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by American Express Co. and a Chairman by RiverSource Investments LLC.

He also served on the board at The National Collegiate Athletic Association.


Current positions of Kenneth Chenault 
NameTitle Since
Facebook Inc
(Internet Services)
Independent Director 2018
Procter & Gamble Co
(Personal Products)
Independent Director 2008
International Business Machines Corp.
(IT Services & Consulting)
Independent Director 1998
The Partnership for New York City Director -
The Business Roundtable Vice Chairman -
National Academy Foundation Vice Chairman -
New York University School of Medicine Foundation Trustee -
Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health Vice Chairman -
Airbnb, Inc. Independent Director 2018
NYU Langone Health Trustee -
General Catalyst LLC Chairman and Managing director 2018
The Business Council Member -
World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, Inc. Member -


Holdings of Kenneth Chenault 
NameEquities%Valuation
American Express Company (AXP)
Consumer Lending
1,313,5670.15%128,729,566 USD
Procter & Gamble Company (PG)
Personal Products
37,7210.0015%2,944,501 USD
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
8,2680.0009%1,155,040 USD
Facebook (FB)
Internet Services
4640.0000%90,164 USD


Kenneth Chenault : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Alex Gorsky International Business Machines Corp.
National Academy Foundation
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Sidney Taurel International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Joseph Swedish International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
James D. Robinson The Business Council
The Partnership for New York City
The Business Roundtable
National Academy Foundation
Jamie Dimon The Business Council
NYU Langone Health
The Partnership for New York City
The Business Roundtable
Steven Kandarian The Business Council
The Partnership for New York City
The Business Roundtable
Andrew Liveris International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Terry Lundgren Procter & Gamble Co
The Partnership for New York City
David Farr International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council


Biography of Kenneth Chenault 
Kenneth Irvine Chenault (born June 2, 1951) is an American business executive. He has been the CEO and Chairman of American Express since 2001. He is the third African-American CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

Biography
Early life, education, and legal career
Chenault was born in Mineola, New York, Nassau County, as the son of a dentist and dental hygienist. His father was Hortenius Chenault a graduate of Morehouse College in Georgia, and a 1939 graduate from Howard University Dental School. Dr. Chenault passed the New York State dental exam with the highest score ever recorded as of January 2014. where he served as senior class president.

CEO of American Express
He joined American Express in 1981, working in the Strategic Planning Group. He became president and chief operating officer in 1997. and in 2008, he earned a total compensation of $42,752,461. In 2009, he earned a total compensation of $16,617,639, which included a base salary of $1,201,923, a cash bonus of $10,450,000, an option grant of $3,985,637, and other compensation worth $980,079.

He is currently co-chair of the Business Roundtable, a director at IBM, He is a member of the Executive Committee of The Business Council for 2011 and 2012.

In 1995, Ebony listed him as one of 50 "living pioneers" in the African-American community. Chenault was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2008, he gave the commencement address at Howard University.

In May 2010, he gave the commencement speech at Wake Forest University and Northeastern University.

Philanthropy
On Monday, November 15, 2010, Old North Foundation recognized Chenault with its Third Lantern Award for individual commitment and dedication to public service. The Foundation honored Chenault and American Express for their significant contributions to the preservation efforts of many significant monuments and landmark structures, including the steeple of the Old North Church.

Personal life
He resides in New Rochelle, New York with his wife and children. Kenneth Chenault has been a member of Westchester Country Club since 1990, immediately following the controversy between the PGA Tour and Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club.Citation needed|date=March 2013



Source @ Wikipedia



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Kenneth Chenault : Connections 
US-China Business Council
Centrexion Therapeutics Corp.
RCA Tennis Championships
Detroit Economic Club
The Financial Services Forum
Proteus Digital Health, Inc.
America's Health Insurance Plans, Inc.


Latest news about Kenneth Chenault 
04/19AMERICAN EXPRESS : AmEx Profit Climbs As Cardholders Spend -- WSJ
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04/18AMERICAN EXPRESS : Posts 31% Jump in First-Quarter Profit -- 2nd Update
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01/25AMERICAN EXPRESS : Departing AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault to join Airbnb board
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01/25KENNETH CHENAULT : Departing AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault to join Airbnb board
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01/19AMERICAN EXPRESS : First Loss At AmEx In Quarter Century -- WSJ
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01/19AMERICAN EXPRESS : Reports First Loss in Quarter-Century--4th Update
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