Cox Enterprises Names Mike Sugg as Senior Director of Talent Acquisition


Cox Enterprises today named Mike Sugg as senior director of talent acquisition focusing on the company’s Cox Automotive division, effective immediately.

“Since day one, the employees of Cox have always been our top resource,” said Cox Enterprises Senior Vice President of Human Resources Charlene Binder. “Mike plays an important role making sure we are recruiting and retaining the top talent to drive our growth and innovation. The people of Cox Enterprises make this company great.”

The Cox Talent Acquisition department plays a critical role in sourcing, attracting and recruiting the best candidates for Cox’s talent needs across its communications, media and automotive divisions. Sugg will help lead the talent acquisition strategy and partner with Cox Automotive leadership to secure the talent needed to help Cox continue to grow and diversify.

Sugg joined in 2010 to build the company’s recruiting function, and in 2014, his role expanded to lead talent acquisition for both Dealertrack and The two companies became part of Cox Automotive in 2015. He will continue to oversee talent acquisition for automotive software, while expanding his role across all automotive media, inventory and financial services businesses.

Sugg previously held multiple senior talent acquisition leadership positions for public software companies and managed a national recruiting search firm. Throughout his career, he has developed successful programs to attract top talent, built progressive teams and implemented forward-thinking talent acquisition strategies.

Sugg received a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Central Washington 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, 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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