Cox Promotes Steve Rowley to Senior Vice President of Cox Business
ATLANTA – Cox Communications announced today that it has tapped seasoned telecom executive Steve Rowley to lead the industry’s pioneering business services organization. As senior vice president of Cox Business, Rowley is responsible for the strategic direction of the high growth division that will deliver approximately $1.6 billion this year. He oversees all sales, operations, product development and marketing for business customers, including wholesale services for telecom carriers.
Prior to the promotion, Rowley served as vice president of Cox Business responsible for sales and operations in the company’s western markets. While in this role, he oversaw the local strategic planning, sales performance, back office systems, customer installations and capital investment.
In addition to his track record of success at Cox, Rowley possesses an extensive background in telecommunications leadership. Prior to joining Cox in 2010, he served as vice president of partners channels, vice president of enterprise and vice president of general business at Sprint as well as a variety of leadership roles at People’s Choice TV.
“Steve’s diverse sales and operational telecom experience and his intimate knowledge of our organization and market opportunities will allow him to set the vision for Cox Business and help ensure consistent growth in the segment for years to come,” said Mark Bowser, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 300,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. According to Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is one of the largest providers of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports and has been consistently recognized for its leadership among small/midsize business data service providers. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports one million phone lines. For more information about Cox Business, Click Here or call 1-800-396-1609.
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 seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for seven years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. 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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