Leon Cohen, Partner


Leon is our Partner managing the Tel Aviv office.

After being on the Advisory Board since 2013, Leon joined Oakland Partners in 2016.

Leon focuses on M&A and Investment activities in Israel, France and North America for FinTech, Automotive, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and FoodTech companies.

With over 20 years of experience in Sales, Software, IT and Engineering Services, Leon has managed internationally and successfully companies, large projects and partnerships.

Leon has long standing experience working with CEOs, and the capability to gain a deep understanding of the company situation with ability to develop innovative solutions to client’s issues.

Leon has an outstanding international experience in sales and project management, for large clients in Europe, USA and Israel with cross border teams including India.

Leon has mainly worked in the Automotive, Aerospace, Defense Forces, Life Science and Insurance industries, with and for clients including: EDF, Thales, General Electric, Areva, Airbus, Parrot, Orange, Hutchinson, Renault, Valeo, Dassault, Delphi, Merck, Continental, SNCF, Engie, Safran, MBDA, Bosch, EADS, Carrefour, Zodiac, Peugeot, Bouygues Telecom, Credit Agricole, Eurocopter, Siemens, Lilly, Baxter, Merck, J&J, Amadeus, AXA, BNP, Novartis, L’Oréal, Pfizer, HP, GM, Michelin, IBM, Texas Instruments, Alcatel Space.

At CGI, Leon was chosen from 60 senior managers, was sent in New York to lead the exclusive partnership with Keane Ltd, a large IT services company based in Boston and specialized in outsourcing.

Leon is fluent in English, French, Hebrew and has a good understanding of Arabic and Spanish.

Leon has a degree in Business Management from the IFG Paris, the French Institute of Management, after a Computer degree from ORT.

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