Mr. Cohan served as Chief Growth Officer and President, International of Nielsen, a global media measurement and data analytics company, from March 2020 through January 2023. In the fourth quarter of 2022, Nielsen finalized a $16 Billion take-private transaction with Evergreen and Brookfield. Previously, Mr. Cohan spent decades of experience in business-to-business and consumer media, including 15 years at A+E Networks where he most recently served as President, International and Digital Media from 2015 to 2018. He has also held positions at Primedia, Morgan Stanley, NBC, and Kearney.
He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard and a master’s from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Cohan is co-President and Trustee at the Parrish Art Museum, a Board and Audit Committee Member of the Banff World Media Festival, and Treasurer and Board Member of The Opportunity Network. He also sits as a Committee Co-chair at UJA of NY. Mr. Cohan is also a Board Director at AccuWeather.
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