Cox Enterprises Announces Promotions in Building Services Department


Scott McLane and Alan Hicks promoted to new roles

Cox Enterprises today announced that Scott McLane and Alan Hicks are being promoted to senior director of corporate services and director of corporate services, effective immediately. Duane Ritter, senior vice president of corporate services and enterprise security, oversees the building services department.

“Over the last few years, Cox’s corporate campus has expanded drastically as a result of our growth and desire to create collaboration among our employees,” said Ritter. “Scott and Alan have repeatedly exceeded expectations and deliver outstanding service to ensure our facilities are a productive and sustainable working environment.”

McLane oversees three building services teams, which are comprised of 40 individuals. They are responsible for all aspects of Cox’s headquarters campus, including design, construction, space planning, daily operations and maintenance, as well as the facilities’ food service and fitness center operations.

He has held a number of roles within Cox’s building services and real estate teams. Prior to joining the company, he worked on Cox’s campus expansion as a senior project manager with CBRE Atlanta’s Project Management Group. He also held positions with the Sembler Company, Holder Construction Group and Edward D. Stone Jr. & Associates where he worked on a variety of mixed-use, retail, housing and corporate development projects.

McLane received a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and a master’s degree in building construction from the University of Florida.

Hicks is responsible for the building services management of Cox Enterprises’ corporate facility and the building housing Manheim’s technology department. He also has oversight of corporate food service and fitness center operations. He oversees a team of 20.

He has been with Cox for nearly 30 years and has held a number of roles, including mailroom supervisor and supervisor of corporate services and administration. Hicks volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and is a board member for the Cox Employee Relief Fund.

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, 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

For further information: Elizabeth Olmstead, 678-645-0762,


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