Cox Business Names National Sales & Operations Leaders

06/03/2014

Industry veterans bring nearly 50 years combined experience, track records of driving revenue

ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business today announced it has appointed Jeff Breaux as vice president of West Region Sales and Operations and Hyman Sukiennik as vice president of East Region Sales and Operations.

Sukiennik has been with Cox Business since 1998, most recently as vice president of the Cox Business Arizona operations. In this role, he led the dramatic expansion efforts of the Tucson and Phoenix markets, including growing the business by 20 percent per year and adding major public and private school systems as customers. Sukiennik also increased business in the healthcare, finance and technology sectors and secured one of the largest utility companies in the state as a customer. Previously, Sukiennik oversaw Cox Business operations in Omaha. Prior to Cox, Sukiennik was with AT&T in both global and mid-markets leadership positions. 

Breaux joins Cox Business from Sprint, where he spent 24 years in a variety of senior sales leadership roles. In his last position with the company, Breaux had responsibility for sales across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and more than $500 million in annual revenue.  Instrumental in driving profitable growth of Sprint's global solutions portfolio across a variety of customer segments, channels and verticals, Jeff comes to Cox with extensive B2B technology leadership experience. 

Both executives will work out of the company's Atlanta headquarters.

"We are thrilled to have Jeff and Hyman join Cox Business' senior leadership team, as they have successful track records of driving profitability in the commercial sector," said Steve Rowley, senior vice president of Cox Business. "We are confident both executives will bring their industry experience, energy and leadership skills to their new positions and motivate their respective teams to significantly grow our operations and help provide the business communications solutions our customers expect and deserve."

Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 300,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division.

According to Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is one of the largest providers of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports, and has been consistently recognized for its leadership among small/midsize business data service providers. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports one million phone lines.

About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for seven years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

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SOURCE Cox Business

For further information: Shana Keith, Cox Business, 404.269.0942, shana.keith@cox.com

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