ATLANTA, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today named Sharon Zealey as vice president, compliance. Zealey will be responsible for leading compliance strategy, data privacy and alignment on key issues across Cox Enterprises' major operating subsidiaries: Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group. Her role includes managing Cox's ethics hotline and coordinating sensitive compliance investigations.
"Her work on the Compliance team will help Cox employees continue to conduct their work with the highest level of integrity, in compliance with law, regulatory requirements and the Cox Code of Conduct," said Juliette Pryor, senior vice president general counsel and corporate secretary. "We're excited to have Sharon join Cox Enterprises and we know we're a better team with her aboard."
In addition to being a former United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, a commercial litigation partner at an international law firm, and Deputy Ohio Attorney General, Zealey has served as lead counsel for Carestream Dental. She also founded NextGen Compliance in Atlanta and was a business consultant on compliance issues and risk management. Zealey also served as the chief ethics and compliance officer for The Coca-Cola Company for seven years and was responsible for leading global compliance across 200 countries. During her tenure, the company was recognized nationally for its user-friendly hotline, effective global compliance network and corporate integrity.
Zealey earned a Bachelor of Science in business from Xavier University of Louisiana and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
About Cox Enterprises:
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $21 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).
The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit www.CoxCSRReport.com.
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