Cox names chief HR officer

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 28 July 2015

Cox Communications has promoted Len Barlik to executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

Barlik previously served as executive vice president of product development and management, where he guided the launch of the Contour personal video experience and Gigabit broadband for residential customers.

"Len balances an expertise in process development and implementation with an understanding of employee engagement," said Pat Esser, president at Cox. "He's realigning HR to better meet the needs of our current and future business while maintaining the strong culture and values that make Cox unique."

Barlik served in vice president roles of product development, technology research and corporate strategy for Sprint Nextel Corporation and held various engineering and manufacturing operations management positions at Procter & Gamble.

He holds bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer science from Lafayette College and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.