Henderson Closes Doors After 60 Years In Business

Spike Jones at Brains On Fire informs us that legendary Greenville, SC agency, Henderson Advertising, closed its doors yesterday.
Richard Breen, Editor of GSABUSINESS spoke to Ralph Callahan, the company’s president, chairman and chief executive. According to Breen, Callahan declined to comment, other than to say there’s litigation pending, the firm is not bankrupt and that he’s still in the office.
The agency employed 42 workers.
In 1980, Henderson was the first firm outside New York or Chicago to be named “Agency of the Year” by Advertising Age magazine.
Clients listed on the agency web site include: Slazenger, National Basketball Players Association, Hilton Hotels, DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC, Colonial Supplemental Insurance, Aeronix and several others.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.