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Bruce Cohen


Senior Partner, North American Practice Director
Kurt Salmon US, Inc.
Bruce Cohen, Senior Partner, is the head of Kurt Salmon’s Global Private Equity and Strategy Practice based out of the firm’s San Francisco, California office and is a member of Kurt Salmon’s North American and Global management team.
Bruce has more than 25 years of consulting experience in the consumer and retail industry, working with leading private equity funds, executives, and boards focused on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and developing and implementing strategies to drive profitable growth. He has worked in the majority of retail and consumer-related categories, including specialty retail, big box, consumer goods, soft goods, consumer and retail services, food and beverage, food service, restaurants, and grocery. Bruce’s clients include leading private equity funds, manufacturers, distributors, operators, and retailers.
Bruce is a regular in the media on retail and consumer topics, Bruce has appeared on TV news programs and been quoted in leading business news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, NPR, CNN, New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and Associated Press. He is a featured speaker at industry conferences, offering strategic perspectives on deals, M&A and overall business strategy within the retail and consumer goods industries.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 16
1:15 - 2:00 PM
Hall E, Room 1E 14, Level 1

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