Media Moves

Al-Monitor appoints Cohen CEO

November 24, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Al-Monitor, a Washington-based news website providing reporting and analysis from and about the Middle Eastm has hired Greg Cohen as its chief executive officer. Cohen joins from Asoko Insight, Africa’s leading corporate data and virtual deal origination platform, where he was COO.

“I am excited to join Al-Monitor and build on its unmatched reputation for authoritative coverage, its diversity of perspectives and its unflinching independence in covering the Middle East,” said Cohen.

Cohen has also worked as a senior research analyst at Oxford Business Group, where he had responsibility for Middle East products.

“Greg brings over a decade of experience driving business development strategy and operations with a focus on emerging markets,” said Andrew Parasiliti, president of Al-Monitor, who oversees Al-Monitor’s editorial operations. “We are very pleased to have him on board as CEO.”

Al-Monitor is followed widely by U.S., international and Middle East decision makers at the highest levels, as well as by media outlets and experts covering the region and is advised by North Base Media, a global investment firm focused on innovative media and media-technology companies.

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