Kenneth P. Cohen is the Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for Exxon Mobil Corporation. Mr. Cohen has worldwide responsibility for its government relations, communications, media relations, global community relations and corporate brand activities.
Mr. Cohen joined its 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. He serves as Director of National Math And Science Initiative, Inc. Mr. Cohen, at Northwestern University was Editor-in-Chief of the Baylor Law Review.
Mr. Cohen is a member of numerous professional associations and serves on the Board of Directors of the Teagle Foundation and Vogel Alcove. In addition, he is on the executive committee of the United States Council for International Business and the Board of Trustees for the Council on Foreign Relations.
He earned his LL.M. from Yale Law School, where he was a Sterling Fellow.
Mr. Cohen did his undergraduate work at Northwestern University and earned his J.D. degree from Baylor Law School.