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Roger S. Cohen, President

Cohen International
3 Main Street, Suite 602
Nyack, NY 10960 USA

Voice 845-358-8936
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roger @ rogercohen.com


 
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Roger S. Cohen Biography

For Release January 1, 2015

Roger S. Cohen, is president of Cohen International, a consulting firm that specializes in business development among international companies, small business start-ups, and market research and competitive analysis. The firm also provides government contracting and proposal consulting services, and has expertise in the area of SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) awards.

Mr. Cohen established his consulting firm in 1991. He provides assistance to companies on marketing and strategy, export and import, joint ventures, market and sales development, strategic relationships, product sourcing and government contracting. He consults for private and public companies, and for government organizations.

Mr. Cohen is the Lead International Trade Consultant for the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers, which is affiliated with the Rutgers University Business School. He provides consultations and classroom training to over 200 clients every year.

In 1981, Roger Cohen joined the Japanese trading house Nichimen, where he developed international business in a wide range of products and services. Mr. Cohen is credited with initiating the United States Postal Service project that resulted in the popular "self-sticking" postage stamps. Learning about a long-dormant proposal to put self-adhesive backing on postage stamps, Roger helped make the complex financial and technological arrangements that jump-started the project after years of delay. Millions of tongues are now being spared the aftertaste of glue, thanks to Roger's efforts.

Roger managed construction of a factory in Canada for Coke, Pepsi and 7-Up; represented the Japanese Ministry of Finance to the United States Department of Treasury; and developed the first export markets of United States specialty paper to Japan.

In 1987, Mr. Cohen joined the leading Japanese printing press manufacturer Komori. There he handled market development of Komori's currency printing presses, and established their East Coast office. Later, Roger Cohen was responsible for Komori's mergers and acquisitions program in the United States. Mr. Cohen then led Komori's green field factory project, selecting the locale for the billion-dollar plant.

Mr. Cohen was educated at Cornell University, where he studied planning and policy development. He is a Certified Master of International Business  from Tokyo University; and also holds an Executive Business Management Certificate from New York University. Roger is a member of the New Jersey District Export Council of the US Department of Commerce. He is a founding member and director of the European American Chamber of Commerce of NJ. He is also Entrepreneur in Residence at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology -- NJIT, Newark, NJ.

Locally, Roger S. Cohen is a member of the Nyack, NY Zoning Board of Appeals, is Vice President and director of the Nyack Chamber of Commerce, and is Treasurer of Nyack First, a New York State-registered political organization.

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