Ken Cohen studied undergraduate at Northwestern University and earned his J.D. degree from Baylor Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Baylor Law Review. He earned his LL.M. from Yale Law School, where he was a Sterling Fellow.
Ken Cohen joined the Exxon’s legal department in 1977 after serving as an Assistant Professor of Law at Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis. He held a variety of staff assignments and, in 1985, he became Chief Attorney, Refining, Environment and Health. In 1989, he was named Assistant General Counsel, Exxon Company International; in 1991, he became Senior Counsel and Coordinator, Exxon Corporation Law Department. In 1995, he became General Counsel, Exxon Chemical Company; and in November 1999, he was named to his current position as Vice President of Public and Government Affairs.
In this position Cohen has worldwide responsibility for the Company's government relations, communications, media relations, global community relations and corporate citizenship activities.
He is also the head of ExxonMobil's PAC, and the head of the ExxonMobil Foundation that distributes charitable grants.
From: The Washington Post