John Kernan, CFA

Managing Director, Consumer - Retail & Consumer Brands

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John Kernan is a research analyst covering the Retail and Consumer Brands sector. Mr. Kernan joined Cowen in 2008 and has been covering the consumer sector for over ten years, which has helped him develop a deep understanding of how to grow and sustain a global brand. His coverage of the retail sector has led to industry awards for stock picking and earnings estimates.  He has press coverage from CNBC, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal and others. Mr. Kernan has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. He is a CFA charterholder and CAIA charterholder.

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