Kennon is the Chief Operating Officer of Odgers Berndtson USA and a Member of the Board. He is responsible for all people, processes and operations of the U.S. division of the world’s sixth largest executive search firm. He, together with the CEO, leads the U.S. organization’s growth strategy and is Co-Head of its U.S. brand extensions: Berwick Partners and Odgers Interim. Kennon is a Member of the Board.
Prior to joining Odgers, Kennon spent over a decade building teams and advancing international relationships as a U.S. diplomat across Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific before joining Rocket Lab, a cutting-edge aerospace company and launch service provider, where he led international business development, security operations, and government relations.
Kennon is a Board Director of the U.S. Civilian Corps, and an Advisory Board Member of the Getka Group, an integrated energy company.
He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a B.A. in International Studies, and the proud father of two young boys.