Cox Enterprises Announces Expanded Leadership Role for Bob Jimenez

05/02/2016

Jimenez to oversee event management, audio/visual services and travel teams

Cox Enterprises today announced an expanded leadership role for Bob Jimenez, senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs. In addition to his current responsibilities, Jimenez now manages the company’s event management, audio/visual services and travel teams.

“Bob is a trusted advisor to our senior leadership and has done an outstanding job growing and expanding the services provided by our company’s communications and public affairs team,” said Marybeth Leamer, executive vice president of human resources and administration. “At Cox, we are constantly looking for ways to grow our leaders, and this is a perfect example. These added responsibilities align closely with Bob’s existing body of work, and I know he will deliver exciting new results.”

Jimenez continues to be responsible for leading internal and external communications; public affairs; digital communications; issues management and crisis preparedness; as well as corporate responsibility programming and corporate giving.  He also oversees the Cox Employee Relief Fund and serves as Cox's chief spokesperson.

Prior to joining Cox in 2003, Jimenez was a director of global communications and international marketing at AFC Enterprises. He held a variety of communications and public affairs roles with the Walt Disney World Company, Florida Hospital and the Orlando Opera Company.

Jimenez serves on the board of the Latin American Association as the organization’s Chair. He also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society and The Seminar. Previously, he served on the boards of Leadership Atlanta, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, the National Hispanic Corporate Council and the Elon University School of Communications.

Jimenez earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Adventist University and a master's of business administration degree with an emphasis in marketing and international business from Rollins College. Hispanic Business magazine named Jimenez as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in America in 2007.

About Cox Enterprises:
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 55,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, Savings.com and Valpak. Through Cox Automotive, the company’s international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit CoxCSRReport.com.

For further information: Elizabeth Olmstead, 678-645-0762, elizabeth.olmstead@coxinc.com

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