Ingrid Henick draws on more than 20 years of experience in South Asia to provide due diligence, business and political risk assessment services as well as general business support to corporations with business interests in the region.
Ms. Henick's extensive experience and relationships with the government, private sector and media groups in India can be leveraged on behalf of clients. She is a multi-industry professional who has assisted clients in the areas of biotechnology, defense, financial services, metals and mining, retail, pharmaceutical, power and telecommunication.
Prior to joining The Cohen Group, Ms. Henick was a vice president at Barbour Griffith & Rogers International, where she helped lead that firm's India practice. Before that, 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 US-India Business Council at the US Chamber of Commerce. She was the principal point of contact for issue advocacy in the Council, working with over 100 companies to develop and implement policies for US legislative or administrative change, with a particular focus on trade, defense, retail and biotechnology issues. This included addressing: intellectual property rights, tariff barriers, economic sanctions, market access issues and WTO-related matters. She was actively involved in contributing private sector input to the US-India Economic Dialogue and the US-India High Technology Cooperation Group.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Henick worked with International Equity Partners (IEP). From 1993 to 1998, she worked with IEP to provide consulting services to clients in India and Southeast Asia, and served as a key staff member on the India Direct Fund, one of the first private equity funds investing in unlisted medium-sized Indian companies.
In addition to India, Ms. Henick has worked in other Asian countries, Europe, and Russia.