Henderson Companies Appoints New Specialty Retail Practice Director

LENEXA, Kan. — Henderson Companies announces the appointment of eight-year company veteran Michael Branson to the role of retail sector specialty practice director for Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions. In his new position, Branson will oversee strategies and efforts relative to client experience, technical quality, innovation, business development, and employee engagement for Henderson’s specialty retail practice. He succeeds Jason Zoeller, who was recently promoted to retail sector executive.

“Congratulations to Michael on this well-deserved promotion,” said Zoeller. “Michael’s strong industry relationships and commitment to service have made him the go-to expert for many of our leading clients. With our specialty retail practice serving every region in the country, we’re excited to have his national client perspective and his strategic mindset to help enhance the client experience for specialty retailers from coast to coast.”

Based out of Henderson’s Las Vegas office, Branson most recently served as Henderson’s retail sector specialty practice manager. His retail project experience dates back to when he first joined the firm in 2013.

“There’s incredible talent and expertise within Henderson’s specialty retail practice, and I’m honored for this opportunity to help lead our experts in delivering successful projects nationwide,” said Branson. “Specialty retail is all about creating engaging experiences for customers, and I look forward to also continuing to collaborate closely with our clients in ensuring we’re delivering exceptional opportunities for brand interaction.”

Branson earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, Ind. He is a licensed professional engineer.

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