Sandy Mentcher Promoted to Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for Cox Communications
Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA – The promotion of Sandy Mencher to Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis for Cox Communications was announced today by Bill Fitzsimmons, Vice President of Corporate Finance and Chief Accounting Officer.

Mencher will continue providing overall direction and leadership for Cox's financial planning and analysis processes for both short-and long-term activities. He also will continue to lead the advancement of the company's management reporting systems.

In making the announcement, Fitzsimmons said, "Sandy has shown himself to be an accomplished leader and business partner in both field and corporate roles. He has consistently shown skills in handling a wide range of assignments related to improving the financial understanding of the business at every level. Sandy's credibility is based on his genuine desire to ensure that people 'understand the numbers' and use them to advance the business."

Mencher joined Cox in 1995 as a Senior Financial Analyst and was promoted to Director of Business Planning before transitioning to Vice President of Business Operations for Cox's Gulf Coast system. Most recently, he served as Executive Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to joining Cox, Mencher served as a Business Consultant with NCR Corporation.

A graduate of Indiana University, Mencher holds a bachelor's degree in Finance and a master's degree in Business Administration.

About Cox Communications:

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at, y

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