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Cox Virginia Announces Three New Senior Leadership Appointments
Jul 31, 2013 (01:07 PM EDT)
CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications recently named Robert (Bob) Latvis as Vice President of Field Operations, Jim Ruel as Vice President of Outside Plant, Maintenance and Construction and Toni Stubbs as Vice President of Engineering and Operations for Cox Virginia.
"Having a strong leadership team in place is critical as we continue to focus on investing in our network and launching state-of-the-art services to meet our customers' changing needs," said Gary McCollum, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Cox Virginia. "The leadership and commitment from Bob, Jim and Toni are just what Cox needs to continue to connect our customers to the things they want and need – and to do so in a way that is easy and reliable."
As the third-largest cable provider in the nation, Cox Communications is noted for its high-capacity, reliable broadband delivery network as well as the company's ability to provide superior customer service. The Cox team is widely regarded as the best in the cable industry, having earned multiple distinctions in customer satisfaction and company strategy.
Robert (Bob) Latvis
Latvis is consistently recognized for his commitment to excellence and passion for mentoring and developing others; in 2006, he was named Cox Leader of the Year for Hampton Roads. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Saint Leo University and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Saint Mary's University. Latvis is also an accomplished inspirational speaker.
Ruel earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Walden University. He has completed numerous leadership programs including Leadership Gainesville and Dale Carnegie's Human Relations training; he also received certification as an executive coach from Penn State University.
Stubbs earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Mercy College in Detroit, Michigan and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. She is a member of Women in Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF).
Latvis, Ruel and Stubbs share responsibility for the more than 1.5 million Cox video, Internet, phone and home security subscriptions statewide and are based out of the Hampton Roads office in Chesapeake.
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