Cox Communications has named Marilyn Burrows the senior vice president and general manager of the Cox Central Region. She will assume her new role on Jan. 16.
Most recently, Burrows served as senior vice president and general manager of Cox Communications Las Vegas. Prior to leading the Las Vegas system, she was vice president and general manager of Cox Communications, Roanoke, Va.
Burrows came to Cox from Denver and Time Warner Cable, where she served as vice president of online services for the National Division. Prior to that, she was the senior vice president of business development and one of nine founding partners at Callahan Associates International, a hybrid investment/operating company with businesses in cable, wireless and wireless data in Europe.
Her early experience included 13 years with U S WEST, one of the original Baby Bell companies, and last served as the managing director and vice president of international business development for Europe and Latin America.
She was most recently honored in Nevada Business Magazine – Power Women 2011, CableFax 2010 Top 32 Regional Operators and serves on the Board of Trustees of the College of Southern Nevada Foundation, the Smith Center for Performing Arts, and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. She is a past chair of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association.
In addition, she is also a member of both the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing and Women in Cable and Telecommunications.
Burrows earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.