West Warwick, RI – John Wolfe has been appointed to Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cox Communications. The former Vice President of Government and Public Affairs will now oversee the …
West Warwick, RI – John Wolfe has been appointed to Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cox Communications. The former Vice President of Government and Public Affairs will now oversee the day-to-day operations for the company’s 1,400 employees in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Ohio.
Wolfe joined Cox in 1995, and as vice president of Government and Public Affairs he has overseen the development of the company’s regional government affairs, internal and external communications, and corporate philanthropy strategies.
In addition to leading the company’s communications and government relations activities for the past few months, Wolfe also served as the region’s interim General Manager. He succeeds Paul Cronin, who joined corporate headquarters as Senior Vice President of Customer Experience.
"John has a brilliant business mind and is a great team leader. He's been in the industry for a long time and Cox's New England-Cleveland assets will be in good hands under his leadership," said Alex Taylor, senior vice president of field operations for Cox Communications.
Active in several industry organizations, Wolfe is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New England Cable and Telecommunications Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, and is a Board member of Justice Assistance in Rhode Island.
Wolfe is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and currently resides in Cheshire, Connecticut.
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 five 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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