Managing Director, Strategic Management and Restructuring Team (SMRT)
DVB Bank SE
Evan Cohen has 30 years of experience in finance, with an extensive international shipping background, having lived abroad since 1991, until recently. Since January 1, 2013, Mr. Cohen manages the Strategic Management and Restructuring Team. Mr. Cohen joined DVB in 2001 as a Vice President in the Rotterdam office. In 2003 Mr. Cohen was promoted to Senior Vice President and became the Head of the European Commercial team. Mr. Cohen was transferred to the Singapore office in 2007 to become Managing Director responsible for the DVB Group Merchant Bank (Asia) Ltd. In 2008, with the commencement of the Sectorization within the Shipping Division, Mr. Cohen also assumed responsibilities as Global Head of Dry Bulk Shipping.
Prior to working at DVB, Mr. Cohen worked for four years as a Group Finance and Treasury Executive at Acomarit/V. Ships, a leading international ship management firm in Geneva, Switzerland, where he was responsible for managing and controlling the financial risks related to client vessels. Prior to this, Mr. Cohen spent six years as a Finance Director at the Shipping Division at The Inter Maritime Group, a private holding company with worldwide investments and operations in the oil, banking and shipping industries, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to his position at The Inter Maritime Group, Mr. Cohen worked for five years at Coopers & Lybrandís National Mergers & Acquisitions Group in New York.
Mr. Cohen graduated from Columbia University with an M.B.A. in 1990 and from The Wharton School with a Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1983.