January 5, 2021
Gary Cohn, Advisory Board Chairman for Pallas Advisors and former Director of the National Economic Council, has been appointed Vice Chairman of IBM and member of the IBM Executive Leadership Team. In this role, Gary will work across a wide range of business initiatives and external engagements.
“Gary is a globally respected leader with deep experience operating at the center of business and government,” said IBM CEO Arvind Krishna in a press release. “As a senior representative of IBM, his knowledge of technology and business transformation, combined with policymaking expertise, will bring unique value to our clients and stakeholders as we accelerate our hybrid cloud and AI strategy.”
In his previous role as President Trump’s chief economic counselor, Gary advised the President’s domestic and global economic policy agenda. Before serving in the White House, Gary spent more than 25 years at Goldman Sachs, including 11 years as President and Chief Operating Officer.
See the official press release here.