Cox Enterprises announced that Keith Holmes will be the new executive vice president of Cox Business. The former senior vice president of residential sales for Cox Communications, Holmes will be replacing Steve Rowley who is the new president of Cox Automotive.

“Cox is fortunate to have such a strong leadership bench,” said Alex Taylor, president and CEO of Cox Enterprises. “Both Steve and Keith have great track records with our company and I know will keep us on a path of innovation and growth. I trust them both to treat their employees and customers with great integrity. And I’m thrilled Sandy will still be with us thinking through strategy on the family side of the business.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Cox is a global company with $21 billion in annual revenues and brands that include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Cox Homelife.

Under Holmes’ leadership, the residential sales team continued to adapt and find new ways to drive sales and retain customers in an ultra-competitive marketplace.

A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Alabama, Holmes has held several leadership positions gaining extensive experience in sales, customer care and operations.

Holmes brings 30 years of experience to this new role and held several leadership positions at AT&T prior to joining Cox Communications six years ago.

“Keith Holmes has the right mix of creativity and agility to anticipate customer needs, post strong results and grow Cox Business annual revenue,” said Pat Esser, president and CEO of Cox Communications.

Holmes is also a board member for the Gwinnett Technical College.

(Photo: Courtesy of Cox Enterprises)
(Photo: Courtesy of Cox Enterprises)

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *