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President –Andy Cohen Andy Cohen has spent over 25 years in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industries with the majority in the confectionery manufacturing business. He has held positions as Process Engineer, Plant Manager, President, CEO and Chairman of various companies on multiple continents. Andy was born in South Africa where he received his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering. He complet ed his MBA at Wharton in 1986. In 1988, following an extensive site search, he relocated the family candy business from New Jersey to North Carolina. He sold this business in 2005 and now spends his time consulting in the fields of management, strategy, operations, sales and marketing for companies all round the world when he is not working on Wharton Alumni Affairs.

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