Cox Enterprises has appointed George Markley to assume the role of vice president of risk management. In this role, Markley will take responsibility for providing the strategic vision for the company’s insurance, safety and risk controls.
Markley has held several key leadership roles at Cox Enterprises and Cox Communications since joining Cox in 1995, providing him a wealth of experience with a focus on customer service and knowledge of complex finance, accounting and tax matters.
Markley most recently held the position of chief financial officer for the Cox Family Office. He replaces Don Stryszko, who is retiring at the end of 2020 after a distinguished 34-year career with Cox.
“George’s vast experience working on critical issues with teams across Cox Enterprises and its divisions uniquely positions him to thrive in this role,” said Maria Friedman, senior vice president, Tax and Treasury Services, Cox Enterprises.
“In the highest-ranking insurance and risk management position in the company, his leadership and vision will be particularly important in guiding our mission and strategic goals while complying with state and federal standards.”
Markley added: “I’ve been fortunate to work in a variety of roles across multiple company divisions and functions. I look forward to leveraging that knowledge and those relationships and continuing the great work of my predecessors in this vital area.”
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