ATLANTA – This month, Cox promoted Leigh Woisard and George Richter, the company’s top communications and supply chain leaders to senior vice president.
Leigh Woisard has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs. In this role, she will continue to oversee the development of strategic internal and external communications plans to support product sales, promote the company’s aggressive community investment and direct all media and analyst relations. Woisard is an 11-year Cox veteran who has served in communications leadership roles in Cox New England and Virginia operations and has led the national communications organization for three years. Prior to Cox, she advised a U.S. congressman and multiple corporate clients in agency roles and she holds a master’s degree in communications management from Syracuse University.
George Richter was promoted to senior vice president of supply chain management. Since joining Cox in 2008, Richter has been responsible for significant savings annually through more effective sourcing and inventory management. He will continue to develop and manage an end-to-end supply chain strategy that includes sourcing, demand analysis and planning, forward and reverse logistics, warehouse management, purchasing and inventory management. Prior to Cox, Richter spent more than 12 years with Arrow Electronics Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and supply chain services. A native of Canada, he earned an MBA from Concordia University in Montreal.
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“Our greatest company assets are the employees who work to deliver products and services for our customers each day,” said Rhonda Taylor, executive vice president and chief people officer. “A key enabler of success remains the ability to attract and retain a diverse group of leaders who inspire and motivate excellence throughout the organization.”
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV 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 new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For eight 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 nine times, including the last eight years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.