Director Profile


Nina Henderson

Former Corporate Vice President, Bestfoods and
President, Bestfoods Grocery

Director since 2012

Nina Henderson joined CNO Financial Group’s Board of Directors in August 2012. She serves as chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and as a member of the Investment Committee.

Henderson is a former corporate vice president of Bestfoods and president of Bestfoods Grocery. During her 30-year career with Bestfoods, and its predecessor company CPC International, Henderson has held a wide variety of international and North American general management and executive marketing positions.

Henderson was also the managing partner of Henderson Advisory, a consulting practice providing marketing perspective and business evaluation to investment management firms on consumer markets.

Currently Henderson serves as a director of IWG plc, International Workplace Group, and Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc. She also has served as a director on numerous corporate boards, including Walter Energy, Inc., Del Monte Foods Company, The Equitable Companies, AXA Financial, Pactiv Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and its predecessor The Shell Transport and Trading Company, and Hunt Corporation.

Henderson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University.

She is vice chair of the board of Drexel University and a director of the VNS Health, VNS Health Choice and the Foreign Policy Association. She also serves as commissioner of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and as the president of the Kent Land Trust Foundation.