​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

​Cox Enterprises began in 1898

Cox Enterprises began in 1898 when three-term Ohio Governor James M. Cox bought what is now The Dayton Daily News. Today, Cox Enterprises is a leading communications and automotive services company. The company remains privately held, with independent board members. Cox Enterprises’ board includes Cox family members Jim Kennedy, Alex Taylor and Henry Parry-Okeden. Based in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises has $22 billion in revenues and nearly 50,000 employees.​


James C. Kennedy

Chairman Emeritus and Chairman, James M. Cox Foundation

Alex Taylor

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Henry Parry-Okeden

Co-founder, InvitedHome

Barbara Kennedy Harty

Board Member, James M. Cox Foundation

Grace Lieblein

Vice President of Global Quality, General Motors (Ret.)

Troy D. Taylor

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

Byron Trott

Chairman and Co-CEO, BDT & MSD Partners

James C. "Rad" Weaver

CEO and Chairman, CW Interests

Christopher J. Williams

Chairman and CEO, The Williams Capital Group L.P.

Board of Directors