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Retired Lieutenant General Edward Cardon joins The Cohen Group

November 13, 2019 GMT

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lieutenant General Edward Cardon (US Army - Ret.) has joined The Cohen Group as a Senior Counselor.

“General Cardon is widely viewed as one of the Army’s most innovative leaders of recent years and we are proud to welcome him to The Cohen Group team,” said former Defense Secretary Bill Cohen, Chairman and CEO of The Cohen Group.

LTG Cardon served in the United States Army for 36 years. During his time in the military, he commanded troops in Europe, the Middle East, and Korea, including four separate deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Most recently, LTG Cardon served as the Director of the US Army Office of Business Transformation, where he led the task force that established the Army Futures Command. Prior to that, as the head of the Army Cyber Command from 2013 to 2016, General Cardon transformed the command into a world-class cyber force and led the creation and certification of two separate operational headquarters for global offensive cyberspace operations. LTG Cardon built partnerships with some of the United States’ most sensitive intelligence agencies, and he pioneered a host of advanced processes, technologies, and necessary support for conducting defensive cyberspace operations.

LTG Cardon joins a distinguished group of senior leaders at The Cohen Group who provide strategic guidance and active assistance to the firm’s clients, including:

Formed in 2001, The Cohen Group is comprised of more than 70 professionals with many decades of combined experience working in top-level positions in Congress, the White House, the State Department, the Defense Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the intelligence community, and other federal agencies and in European and Asian governments, international organizations, and the private sector.

With offices in Washington, London, Beijing, Tianjin, New Delhi, Riyadh, and Brisbane, The Cohen Group provides its clients the insights needed to better understand and shape the business, political, legal, regulatory, and media environments in which they operate. This includes both developing strategic business plans to help clients achieve their objectives and working closely with clients to execute those plans.

The Cohen Group also has a strong strategic partnership with DLA Piper, a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

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