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Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Ann Pero Hailer is responsible for six regional CoxReps offices: Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Seattle. In addition, Ann holds sales leadership roles for groups such as Weigel, Sinclair and Univision broadcast stations. Ann started her career with Cox as an Account Executive at TeleRep in 1997. She moved through various leadership roles, from Team Manager to Regional Sales Director for Detroit. In 2012, Ann earned the title of General Sales Manager, was promoted to her SVP role in 2016, and recently received the DOS title.
During her time at CoxReps, Ann has greatly enjoyed the opportunity to work with people who display tenacity and drive. She enjoys working for a company that is advancing and innovating the industry through change. Ann is also grateful to have the opportunity to be both a mentor and a pupil within the organization.
Ann serves as the Chair of CMG’s Diversity & Inclusion board, where CMG leadership sets goals to insure alignment with Cox’s strategy of driving business results through fostering inclusion and growing the diversity of our people, customers, communities, and suppliers. She serves on TVB’s Automotive Task Force and has been a member of Detroit AdCraft since 1993, serving on various boards and committees. She is a graduate of the inaugural CMGLP leadership program and holds her IAB Digital Certification.
Ann graduated from Boston College with a degree in Political Science and lives in Troy, Michigan with her husband Mike and 2 children. She is a huge sports fan, cheering her own children in youth sports and following many favored college and professional teams.