IBM announced the appointment of Gary D. Cohn as Vice Chairman of IBM and member of the IBM Executive Leadership Team. According to the announcement, in his new role, Mr. Cohn will work in partnership with IBM CEO Arvind Krishna and the IBM Executive Leadership Team on a wide range of business initiatives and external engagement, in areas including business development, client services, public advocacy, and client relationship management.
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Mr. Cohn served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. Prior to his role at the White House, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group. He also invests in cybersecurity, blockchain infrastructure, regulatory technology and he is Co-Chairman of Cohn Robbins Holding. Gary D. Cohn, Vice Chairman, IBM, said,
“I am honored to be joining IBM, one of the world’s most important companies, providing technology that helps organizations be agile and resilient in unpredictable times. With the company’s long history of innovation and transformation for every technology era, and a focused growth strategy that will capitalize on the enormous opportunity in hybrid cloud and AI, this is an exciting time to begin working alongside Arvind, the IBM team and IBM’s incredible roster of clients.”