ATLANTA, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jill Campbell, Cox Communications' executive vice president and chief operations officer, is the 2012 recipient of the cable industry's top honor, the Vanguard Award for "Operations Management," the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) announced recently.
A 29-year Cox veteran, Campbell is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and ensuring companywide alignment with competitive strategies to enhance marketplace execution and service delivery to Cox's six million customers. Campbell also manages field operations, customer experience, marketing, sales and public affairs.
"We are incredibly proud of Jill for receiving this prestigious honor," said Pat Esser, president, Cox Communications. "She is a dynamic and influential leader that brings vision, enthusiasm and dedication to every aspect of her role."
Campbell joined Cox in 1982 as director of communications in Oklahoma City, where she also served as customer service manager and acting general manager. She later served in several leadership roles for Cox operations. In 2001, she was promoted to senior vice president of operations for the eastern division, and in 2011 Campbell expanded her role to oversee operations for the company's entire field systems. In 2012, she was appointed to her current position.
The Vanguard Awards were started in 1965, and are presented annually to "individuals who excel in both business and personal commitment to their colleagues, and whose accomplishments merit the recognition of the entire cable industry."
The NCTA will recognize the Vanguard Award recipients at the 2012 Cable Show next month.
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.
SOURCE Cox Communications