Woodward

John D. Cohn

     

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    Director Since 2002
    Lead Director

     
     

    Senior Vice President, Asia Business Planning and Execution
    Rockwell Automation, Inc.

    Mr. John D. Cohn has served as Senior Vice President, Asia Business Planning and Execution, of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (“Rockwell Automation”), a global provider of innovative industrial automation and information products, services and solutions, since September 2011.  In this capacity, Mr. Cohn develops and implements regional and country level business strategies for approximately $1 billion of Rockwell Automation sales.  Additionally, Mr. Cohn leads business development activities, industry business plans, and other market expansion opportunities to drive revenue and profitable growth for Rockwell Automation on a global basis.  Prior to accepting this position, Mr. Cohn served as Rockwell Automation’s Senior Vice President, European Business Planning and Execution, from March 2009 to August 2011, and as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Communications, from 1999 to 2009. 

    Mr. Cohn brings to the Board expertise in global market and business development, execution of focused initiatives, and experience with leading organizations through change management, mergers and acquisitions.  He also has extensive knowledge and direct experience in both the industrial and aerospace markets.