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Richard Derrick Named Exeleon's Dynamic CEO

Henderson City Manager Richard Derrick has been named to the list of the 10 Most Dynamic CEOs of 2021 by business and tech magazine Exceleon. Richard’s selection, which was announced in the magazine’s August issue, was based on his long record of managerial excellence and innovation as well as his ability to successfully guide the City of Henderson through the formidable challenges brought on by the global pandemic.

Read the full article to learn more about Richard's commitment to excellence and vision for making Henderson America's Premier Community.

The City of Henderson operates under a Council-Manager form of government. Under this structure, the elected Mayor and City Council are responsible for all policy decisions affecting the city. The implementation of Council policies and the general administration of city operations are the responsibility of a professional city manager.

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City, appointed by and directly responsible to the Mayor and Council.

The City Manager directs and supervises the administration of all departments, offices and agencies of the City; develops programs and policy alternatives for consideration by the City Council; and, represents the City in negotiations with other governmental representatives. The Public Information and Intergovernmental Relations functions reside within the City Manager's Office.


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