In this role, he will oversee corporate IT and business leaders in their work with data analytics and business intelligence, development and support, infrastructure, security and technical services.
Richard Cox Jr. joined subsidiary company Cox Automotive in 2013 where he held several leadership posts, including vice president of client performance and vice president of business operations and customer care.
Cox grew up in the company’s home base of Atlanta, and said, “I always aspired to work for Cox Enterprises.”
He is deeply involved in Atlanta civil society, having served on the board of directors of Westside Future Fund and the Atlanta chapter of Year Up. In 2018, newly elected Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms asked Cox Enterprises to allow Richard Cox Jr. to serve as the city’s COO as an executive on-loan. For 15 months, he provided oversight for the city’s departments and agencies, including information technology, police, fire, aviation, corrections, public works, planning, procurement and sustainability.
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