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Kenneth Chenault

Former Chairman and CEO American Express Co.

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 Kenneth Chenault Biography

Mr. Chenault joined the company in September 1981 as Director of Strategic Planning. He was named President of the Consumer Card Group in 1989, and in 1993 he became President of Travel Related Services (TRS), which encompassed all of American Express' card and travel businesses in the United States. In 1995, he assumed additional responsibility for the company's worldwide card and travel businesses and also was named Vice Chairman of American Express. Mr. Chenault became President and Chief Operating Officer in February 1997. He assumed his current responsibilities as CEO on January 1, 2001, and as Chairman on April 23 of that year. Before he came to American Express, Mr. Chenault was a management consultant with Bain & Co. from 1979 to 1981, and an attorney with Rogers & Wells from 1977 to 1979.

Mr. Chenault serves on the boards of American Express and several other corporate and nonprofit organizations, including IBM, the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, the National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse at Columbia University, the Smithsonian Institution's Advisory Council for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Phoenix House Foundation and the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. He also is on the boards of the Partnership for New York City, The Business Council and the Business Roundtable and serves as Vice Chairman of each of these organizations.

A wide variety of civic, social service and community organizations have recognized Mr. Chenault for his public service leadership. He has received the Phoenix House Public Service Award, the Corporate Responsibility Award from the International Rescue Committee and the Wall Street Rising Leadership Award, among others. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Chenault holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in history from Bowdoin College, and he has received a number of honorary degrees.

He and his wife, Kathryn, live in New York with their two children.

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Kenneth Chenault

Former Chairman and CEO American Express Co.

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Kenneth Chenault Biography

Mr. Chenault joined the company in September 1981 as Director of Strategic Planning. He was named President of the Consumer Card Group in 1989, and in 1993 he became President of Travel Related Services (TRS), which encompassed all of American Express' card and travel businesses in the United States. In 1995, he assumed additional responsibility for the company's worldwide card and travel businesses and also was named Vice Chairman of American Express. Mr. Chenault became President and Chief Operating Officer in February 1997. He assumed his current responsibilities as CEO on January 1, 2001, and as Chairman on April 23 of that year. Before he came to American Express, Mr. Chenault was a management consultant with Bain & Co. from 1979 to 1981, and an attorney with Rogers & Wells from 1977 to 1979.

Mr. Chenault serves on the boards of American Express and several other corporate and nonprofit organizations, including IBM, the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, the National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse at Columbia University, the Smithsonian Institution's Advisory Council for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Phoenix House Foundation and the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. He also is on the boards of the Partnership for New York City, The Business Council and the Business Roundtable and serves as Vice Chairman of each of these organizations.

A wide variety of civic, social service and community organizations have recognized Mr. Chenault for his public service leadership. He has received the Phoenix House Public Service Award, the Corporate Responsibility Award from the International Rescue Committee and the Wall Street Rising Leadership Award, among others. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Chenault holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in history from Bowdoin College, and he has received a number of honorary degrees.

He and his wife, Kathryn, live in New York with their two children.

Kenneth Chenault Videos

  • Perspectives on the COVID 19 Pandemic: Chenault Mills Keynote
    Keynote Speaker Mr. Ken Chenault, CEO of General Catalyst, and HBS Senior Fellow Professor Karen Mills discuss how to unlock the collective potential...
  • Conversation with Kenneth Chenault '73, H'96 and President ...
    Nov 11, 2019 ... President Rose speaks with renowned leader and business strategist Kenneth Chenault, former CEO of American Express, now chairman...
  • Tarnopol Dean's Lecture: Ken Chenault, CEO, American Express ...
    Apr 25, 2018 ... Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express, shares his experience with leading a major financial institution. In this Tarnopol Dean's...

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  • How to book Kenneth Chenault?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kenneth Chenault for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kenneth Chenault, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kenneth Chenault or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kenneth Chenault?

    Booking fees for Kenneth Chenault, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kenneth Chenault, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kenneth Chenault?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kenneth Chenault for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kenneth Chenault for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kenneth Chenault or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kenneth Chenault or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kenneth Chenault is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kenneth Chenault for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Kenneth Chenault generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daymond John, Mitch Lowe, Chip Conley, John Rossman and Marcus Lemonis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kenneth Chenault for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kenneth Chenault Speaker Videos

  • Perspectives on the COVID 19 Pandemic: Chenault Mills Keynote
    Keynote Speaker Mr. Ken Chenault, CEO of General Catalyst, and HBS Senior Fellow Professor Karen Mills discuss how to unlock the collective potential of US businesses to catalyze action and bolster...
    Conversation with Kenneth Chenault '73, H'96 and President ...
    Nov 11, 2019 ... President Rose speaks with renowned leader and business strategist Kenneth Chenault, former CEO of American Express, now chairman and ...
  • Tarnopol Dean's Lecture: Ken Chenault, CEO, American Express ...
    Apr 25, 2018 ... Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express, shares his experience with leading a major financial institution. In this Tarnopol Dean's Lecture, ...
    Ken Chenault: Reinventing Your Brand
    Ken Chenault charts the evolution of American Express, from the company's beginnings as a freight forwarding business more than 160 years ago, to its current position as one of the world's top credit...

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