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Portrait de Kenneth Chenault
Age : 65
Public asset : 123,138,128 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : American Express Company - Procter & Gamble Co - International Business Machines Corp.

Summary 
Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at American Express Co., 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 Procter & Gamble Co., International Business Machines Corp., The Partnership for New York City, New York University School of Medicine Foundation, NYU Langone Medical Center and The Business Roundtable. Mr. Chenault was previously employed as Chairman by RiverSource Investments LLC.

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


Current positions of Kenneth Chenault 
NameTitle Since
American Express Company
(Consumer Lending)
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 1981
Procter & Gamble Co
(Personal Products)
Independent Director 2008
International Business Machines Corp.
(IT Services & Consulting)
Independent Director 1998
American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
The Partnership for New York City Director -
The Business Roundtable Vice Chairman -
New York University School of Medicine Foundation Trustee -
NYU Langone Health Trustee -
The Business Council Member -
World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, Inc. Member -


Holdings of Kenneth Chenault 
NameEquities%Valuation
American Express Company (AXP)
Consumer Lending
1,244,9730.14%118,919,821 USD
Procter & Gamble Company (PG)
Personal Products
34,1040.0013%2,944,539 USD
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
8,2680.0009%1,273,768 USD


Kenneth Chenault : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
W. McNerney Procter & Gamble Co
International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Sidney Taurel International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
Ronald A. Williams American Express Company
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
Alex Gorsky International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
The Business Council
Jamie Dimon The Business Council
The Partnership for New York City
The Business Roundtable
NYU Langone Health
Stephen Schwarzman The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
The Partnership for New York City
Steven Kandarian The Business Council
The Partnership for New York City
The Business Roundtable
Andrew Liveris International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Council
The Business Roundtable
Joseph Swedish International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable


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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Indianapolis Tennis Championships
World Economic Forum
American College of Healthcare Executives


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