Jim Kennedy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, is Chairman, Cox Enterprises. Jim Kennedy is the chairman of privately-held automotive and media company Cox Enterprises.
He served as CEO from 1988 to 2008; under his leadership revenues rose from $1.8 billion to $15.4 billion.
Kennedy's grandfather, James M. Cox, founded Cox Enterprises in 1898 when he purchased the Dayton Evening News.
Kennedy's first job at the company was as a production assistant in the newspaper division in 1972.
He inherited his 25% stake in Cox Enterprises from his mother, Barbara Cox Anthony, who died in 2007.
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