Tim Mckinley Named Vice President of Field Operations for Cox Business
Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA – The hiring of Tim McKinley as Vice President of Field Operations for Cox Business was announced today by Mark Bowser, Vice President of Cox Business.

In his new role, McKinley will be responsible for Field Operations for New Orleans, Santa Barbara, Greater Louisiana, Gulf Coast, Middle Georgia, Central Florida, Roanoke, Kansas and Omaha. McKinley will also be responsible for defining and implementing an alternative channel strategy for Cox Business Services. This strategy will be critical in expanding Cox's services to mid-market customers and in improving our penetration of voice in data only customers.

In making this announcement, Bowser said, "Tim's background makes him uniquely qualified for this position. He has extensive experience in Sales, Support, Operations and Vendor/Channel management. His collaborative style coupled with an unrelenting desire to succeed will serve him well in supporting Cox Business goals."

Prior to joining Cox, McKinley served as Chief Operating Officer for The Evermore Group. Previously he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility over 21 years with Sprint, serving as Vice President of Business Support Services before his departure in 2003.

McKinley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida.

About Cox Communications:

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6 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 in affiliation with Sprint (NYSE: S). 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 www.cox.com/espanol, www.coxbusiness.com y www.coxmedia.com.

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