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Cox Enterprises Names Luis Avila-Marco Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

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Cox Enterprises Names Luis Avila-Marco Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development

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ATLANTA, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today named Luis Avila-Marco as senior vice president of strategy and corporate development. Avila-Marco will lead Cox's corporate strategy and oversee a team that focuses on diversification and long-term growth outside of the company's core businesses. He also will serve as an adviser to Cox's existing portfolio of companies as they explore future opportunities.

Prior to joining Cox Enterprises, Avila-Marco worked as an independent consultant and corporate advisor for technology companies. Preceding that, he worked at Juniper Networks, where he spent six years as executive vice president of strategy and corporate development. In that role, he was responsible for corporate strategy and growing the company through mergers, acquisitions, business development and venture investments. He also spent 14 years at Scientific-Atlanta, a Cisco company, rising from an engineering manager to become vice president of corporate strategic planning.

"We're excited about what Luis brings to the table for Cox," said Dallas Clement, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Cox Enterprises. "We're a company that thinks long term, and Luis's experience will help us as we manage our portfolio of businesses' plan for success today — and in the future."

Avila-Marco has a Master of Business Administration degree from Emory University Goizueta Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid.

About Cox Enterprises: 
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues over $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).  The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.  To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit www.CoxCSRReport.com.  

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