ATLANTA — Cox Automotive, Inc., has appointed Eric Jacobs as senior vice president, Corporate Development, where he will lead strategic business development across the company, including mergers and acquisitions. He will also continue to create partnerships that will further the success of Cox Automotive’s client portfolio.
Jacobs brings 15 years of experience in the automotive industry and will report directly to Neil Johnston, Cox Automotive executive vice president and chief financial officer.
“Eric’s leadership and commitment to bringing the bet solutions to the table for our customers made him the ideal choice to lead our business development efforts,” said Johnston. “As we look into the future and expand our footprint both domestically and internationally, he will help us to continue to create partnerships that will further the success of our clients.”
Before this appointment, Jacobs was the executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer of Dealertrack Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by Cox Automotive on Oct. 1, 2015.