​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

Cox Enterprises began in 1898 when three-term Ohio Governor James M. Cox bought what is now The Dayton Daily News. Today, Cox Enterprises is a leading communications and automotive services company. The company remains privately held, with independent board members. Cox Enterprises’ board includes Cox family members Jim Kennedy, Alex Taylor and Henry Parry-Okeden. Based in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises has $23 billion in revenues and 50,000 employees.​


James C. Kennedy

Chairman Emeritus and Chairman, James M. Cox Foundation

Alex Taylor

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Barbara Kennedy Harty

Board Member, James M. Cox Foundation

Grace Lieblein

Vice President of Global Quality, General Motors (Ret.)

Troy D. Taylor

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

Byron Trott

Chairman and Co-CEO, BDT & MSD Partners

Christopher J. Williams

Chairman and CEO, The Williams Capital Group L.P.

Board of Directors