jennifer cohanJennifer Cohan takes the president of Edelman's flagship New York office on July 1, taking over duties of Russell Dubner, who was named CEO Edelman US with this month's exit of Mark Hass, one-time CEO of Manning, Selvage & Lee.

She’s in charge of Edelman’s global consumer marketing practice, which employs more than 1,000 professionals and generates 25 percent of overall fees.

Cohan shepherded Edelman’s “brandshare” study of how people relate to brands.

Prior to the independent firm, Cohan was managing director in Interpublic’s GolinHarris’ office in New York office and deputy managing of WPP’s Cohn & Wolfe in London.

Edelman is looking for a replacement for Cohan to helm the consumer goods unit.