Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner, vice president of Human Resources Business Partners and HR Operations at Cox Automotive, was recently appointed senior vice president and chief HR officer at Cox Media Group.
“I am thrilled to join Cox Media Group and to work alongside Kim Guthrie and the respected CMG leadership team,” Marcilliat-Falkner said. “As a long-time Cox employee, I have always admired our award-winning media brands and the unprecedented connection those businesses have with their communities and their customers. I look forward to helping the company win with its people in this changing media landscape.”
Prior to joining Cox Automotive, Marcilliat-Falkner worked at Manheim. Among the positions she held there were director of finance operations for the West region; senior director of employee services and administration; and HR manager.
“Mary Ellen is a proven Cox leader, with over 20 years in the automotive business, and she brings with her a strong understanding of our Cox values, most importantly that our employees are truly our most valuable resource,” Cox Media Group President Kim Guthrie said. “Cox is a special company that develops its people internally. This fosters an environment where we can promote our most talented leaders from within.”