David L. Cohen

Mr. Cohen, Co-President, Co-Chief Executive and Co-Chief Investment Officer, was a co-founder of Iridian Asset Management (“Iridian”) in 1996. Iridian manages $4.7 billion in mid cap equities and alternative strategies. Previously he worked seven years as a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., one year as a portfolio manager with Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney, and three years as a portfolio manager with W.R. Family Associates. In addition, from 1981 to 1985, he served as a research analyst with Central National Gottesman and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. Mr. Cohen holds a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College (1977), an MBA from New York University (1978), and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law (1981).
Mr. Cohen, Co-President, Co-Chief Executive and Co-Chief Investment Officer, was a co-founder of Iridian Asset Management (“Iridian”) in 1996. Iridian manages $4.7 billion in mid cap equities and alternative strategies. Previously he worked seven years as a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., one year as a portfolio manager with Furman Selz Mager Dietz & Birney, and three years as a portfolio manager with W.R. Family Associates. In addition, from 1981 to 1985, he served as a research analyst with Central National Gottesman and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. Mr. Cohen holds a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College (1977), an MBA from New York University (1978), and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law (1981).

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