ATLANTA – Dec. 12, 2016 - Cox announced today that Sujata Gosalia will join the company as executive vice president and chief strategy officer, effective Jan. 2, 2017. In this role, Gosalia will oversee existing strategy and new business development organizations and be responsible for strategic business planning, competitive assessments, marketplace evaluations and new growth opportunities.
Gosalia brings more than 15 years of experience in driving growth, innovation and value creation within media, technology, communications and business services companies. She was previously a partner in the communications, media and technology practice of the international consulting firm Oliver Wyman, where she also served as head of the firm’s New York office. Gosalia has also served as the senior vice president of marketing at Neustar, a cloud-based information and analytics company, where she was responsible for marketing strategy and offer innovation across the company’s product portfolio. She most recently served as senior vice president of strategy for Sodexo, a B2B services company, where she drove a global transformation in the company’s corporate services segment.
"The communications, connectivity, and entertainment needs of our customers are evolving rapidly. Sujata brings a great diversity of perspective as we explore new strategies to meet those needs. Her experience will be a key asset as we set priorities, pursue growth and continue new business development for our company," said Pat Esser, president, Cox Communications.
Gosalia holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and international studies from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a master’s degree in politics of the world economy from the London School of Economics. She serves as a board member of the national non-profit organization South Asian-Americans Leading Together.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
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