Cox Enterprises Names Lissiah Taylor-Hundley as Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

04/27/2016

Cox Enterprises today named Lissiah Taylor-Hundley as the company’s diversity and inclusion strategist, effective immediately.

In this role, Hundley is the company’s diversity and inclusion subject matter expert and an advisor to leadership and stakeholder groups across the organization. She partners with Cox’s divisions (Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group) on enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion strategies. Hundley also ensures diversity and inclusion is incorporated throughout the company’s recruitment, talent management and retention initiatives, as well as goal setting and business plans.

Most recently, Hundley served as executive director of diversity and inclusion at Cox Communications, the company’s broadband communications and entertainment division.

“Lissiah is uniquely qualified to serve in this leadership position from her experience at Cox Communications, where she led the design and implementation of a diversity and inclusion strategy to support their values and business goals,” said Cox Enterprises Senior Vice President of Human Resources Charlene Binder. “She oversaw Cox Communication’s National Diversity Council, and has outstanding relationships with our national diversity partners. She understands that diversity is a business imperative.”

Prior to Cox, she was vice president of diversity and inclusion at Wells Fargo Bank. During that time, she worked closely with the executive vice president of enterprise diversity and inclusion and led the company’s diversity and inclusion team that supported nearly 280,000 employees. She also served as vice president of international operations management for West, where she managed the daily operations of centers in Jamaica and the Philippines. She also provided legal services in underserved communities through Legal Aid.

Hundley holds a doctorate in business and employment law from St. Mary’s Law School, a master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from St. Mary’s University.

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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