Suzanne Fenwick is senior vice president of content acquisition. In her role, she serves as Cox’s chief content strategist and oversees all video programming provider relationships and content acquisition, including the negotiation of program carriage agreements with major content producers. She also helps set the company’s long term video content and distribution strategy including streaming, On Demand and diverse programming.
Fenwick has two decades of diverse experience in the cable telecommunications industry including billion-dollar programming contract negotiations, business development, finance, strategy and M&A.
Since 2013, Fenwick has served as vice president on the content acquisition team, has led negotiations for all major cable network deals and negotiated new media content rights related to TV Everywhere, Video On Demand and advertising.
Prior to her focus on content acquisition, Fenwick served for several years as executive director of corporate development and mergers and acquisitions where she managed both the acquisition and sale of Travel Channel, the sale of past wireless spectrum and tower assets and the largest going-private transaction at the time when Cox Communications bought back its outstanding shares. She also served a stint as vice president of finance for Cox Business, the commercial services division and fastest growing segment of Cox Communications.
Fenwick holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Boston College, where she graduated with honors. She’s also an alumnus of WICT’s Betsy Magness Leadership Institute and CTAM’s Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School. Prior to entering the cable telecommunications industry, Fenwick worked as consultant for several financial services firms including Taylor Consulting Group, KPMG Peat Marwick and SEI Asset Management Group.