Cox Automotive has promoted Mark Bowser to executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will also head up the finance and strategy teams, NextGear Capital and other corporate functions. Bowser has been with parent company Cox Enterprises since 2006, most recently as CFO with Cox Communications.
He has led the following for Cox Communications the past nine years: accounting and financing planning and analysis; mergers and acquisitions and programming. Bowser also managed the Cox Business and Cox Media divisions.
His first post with Cox was as vice president of Cox Business, where he led Cox Communications’ commercial services division. Bowser’s time before Cox Enterprises includes time with Dell, Sprint and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
He began his career in the FBI, where he investigated white-collar crime.