Murray Cohen has extensive financial and general management experience in branded consumer products and services, including soft drinks, juices, foods and food service, wines, electronics and garden products. His accomplishments include leading the internal merger and acquisitions department for The Coca-Cola Company, where he managed over $2 billion in domestic and global transactions.
While at Coke, Mr. Cohen served as president of internal operating units with revenues of $25 to $100 million. He was successful in turnaround assignments in international and foodservice beverage units. He completed his tenure there as chief financial officer for the Company’s profitable $200 million juice and drinks operating division in Canada.
Following his career at Coca-Cola, Mr. Cohen served as a financial turnaround advisor to a $200 million national consumer lawn and garden products manufacturer, where he assisted in a successful leveraged re-financing, managed the divestiture of a foreign operation and served as interim CFO.
Recently he completed an assignment as interim chief financial officer and financial adviser for a publicly-held $170 million revenue branded consumer audio electronics manufacturer, where he directed a strategic turnaround and restored credibility with the company’s asset-based lender.
In 2000, Mr. Cohen joined GGG Partners as a principle and was accepted as partner of the firm in 2004. He and his wife Helene reside in Delray Beach, Florida.
Murray holds a Bachelors degree in aerospace engineering and a Masters in industrial management from Georgia Tech, and has a Masters in accounting from Georgia State University. He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and completed the strategic marketing executive program at Harvard Business School.
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