ExxonMobil PR boss retires after 38 years of service
- Business & Finance
ExxonMobil has announced that its vice president, Public and Government Affairs, Ken Cohen, is retiring, effective January 1, 2016, after more than 38 years of service.
ExxonMobil said on Friday it was anticipated that the board of directors would elect Suzanne McCarron as vice president, Public and Government Affairs, Exxon Mobil Corporation.
McCarron is currently general manager, Public and Government Affairs, and president, ExxonMobil Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of the Exxon Mobil Corporation in the United States.
Cohen joined Exxon USA in June 1977 in the Law Department, where he held a variety of staff assignments. In 1985, he became chief attorney, Refining, Environment and Health and in 1989 was named assistant general counsel at Exxon Company International. He became senior counsel and coordinator, Exxon Corporation Law Department, in 1991 and in 1995 became general counsel, Exxon Chemical Company. He was named to his current position in November 1999.
The company says that Cohen will reach the mandatory retirement age of 65 in January.
McCarron joined Mobil Canada as public affairs manager in 1998. She held several management positions with increasing responsibilities in Public and Government Affairs at ExxonMobil Corporation headquarters, including manager of Communications and manager of Corporate Public Affairs, before moving to her current position in 2008.