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Iridian is, at heart, an investment organization. We are dedicated to independent research, investment rigor and the mitigation of risk in the service of our clients and the assets they have entrusted to our care.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

David L. Cohen

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Co-President

David co-founded Iridian in 1996 with Harold Levy and is a portfolio manager for the First Eagle Fund of America. Previously, David worked as a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., Furman Selz Maer Dietz & Bierney, and W.R. Family Associates. He also served as a research analyst with Central National Gottesman and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. David holds a BA in Economics from Vassar College (1977), an MBA from New York University (1978), and a JD from the University of Miami School of Law (1981).

Harold J. Levy

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Co-President

Harold co-founded Iridian in 1996 and is a portfolio manager for the First Eagle Fund of America. Previously, Harold worked as a portfolio manager with Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc. He also served as a research analyst with Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb and E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Company. Harold holds a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University (1975) and an MBA from University of Chicago (1979).

Jeffrey M. Elliott

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jeff has been with Iridian since its inception and is responsible for day-to-day company management, ranging from finance, legal and regulatory compliance, to administrative and operations functions, and human resources. From 1980-1995, he worked for the law firm of Hartman & Craven LLP, first as an associate for four years and then 11 years as partner, concentrating on matters relating to business and securities laws. He began his professional career as an associate attorney at Shearman & Sterling LLP from 1978-1980. Jeff holds a BA in American Civilization from Williams College (1974), an MS in Sport Administration from the University of Massachusetts (1975), and a JD from Albany Law School of Union University (1978), where he served as editor-in-chief of the Albany Law Review (1977-1978). Jeff is a member of the New York and Florida bars.