The Cohen Group Announces Further Expansion of India Practice by Addition of India...

Thu Feb 7, 2008 4:53pm EST

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The Cohen Group Announces Further Expansion of India Practice by Addition of
India Expert Ingrid Belton Henick

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cohen Group has announced an
expansion of its India practice by the addition of Ingrid Belton Henick, a
well-regarded India expert, who joins the firm as a Vice President this month.

"Ingrid adds significantly to the considerable expertise our team already has
regarding India." Secretary William Cohen said. "Her depth of experience will
help us provide maximum support to our clients in India and around the world."

The Cohen Group actively represents top-tier companies worldwide to help them
achieve their commercial objectives in India, China and many other overseas
markets through strategies tailored to help achieve successful outcomes of
political, regulatory, and other issues involving the private sector, and to
identify and pursue business and investment opportunities. Henick's addition
broadens The Cohen Group's India practice and the firm's overall international

Prior to joining The Cohen Group, Henick was a vice president at Barbour
Griffith & Rogers, where she helped lead that firm's India practice, including
representation of the Government of India.  Previously, she served as senior
vice president for business development at MphasiS Corporation, a leading
Indian business process outsourcing and information technology company.  From
2001-2004, she served as the Deputy Executive Director for the U.S.-India
Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

With Henick's arrival, The Cohen Group further strengthens its offering of
experience, expertise, and relationships to help clients doing business in
India and for Indian firms seeking to expand their opportunities in the United
States and elsewhere in the world.  Secretary Cohen is a board member of the
US-India Business Council (USIBC).  Secretary Cohen and General Paul Kern,
Senior Counselor of The Cohen Group, will lead the USIBC Defense Mission to
the Defense Expo in New Delhi, February 16-19.  

About The Cohen Group:

The Cohen Group is an international business advisory firm founded by former
Defense Secretary and Senator William S. Cohen in 2001.  It is comprised of 35
professionals who have many decades of combined experience working in
top-level positions in Congress, the White House, the State Department, the
Defense Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence
Community, other Federal agencies, and in European and Asian governments.
The Cohen Group provides its clients the insights and intelligence needed to
better understand and shape the business, political, legal, regulatory, and
media environments in which they operate. This includes both developing
strategic business plans to help clients achieve their objectives and actively
participating with clients in the execution of those plans. The Cohen Group
practice groups include China; Aerospace & Defense; Biotechnology and
Pharmaceutical; Financial Services & Investment; Homeland Security;
Information Technology & Telecommunications; Property Development & Real
Estate; Strategic Communications; Trade & Agriculture; and Transportation &
Logistics, serving clients in North America, East Asia, South Asia, Europe,
the Middle East, Russia, Australia, Africa and Latin America.

The Cohen Group has a strong strategic partnership with DLA Piper, one of the
largest and most dynamic law firms in the world, with 3,400 lawyers and 63
offices in 24 countries throughout the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe, the
Middle East and Asia.  DLA Piper has leading practices in commercial,
corporate and finance, human resources, litigation, real estate, regulatory
and legislative, and technology, media and communications.  
For more information, please visit

SOURCE  The Cohen Group

Phil Zeeck of The Cohen Group, +1-202-863-7233
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