December 7, 2004
The Timken Co.'s board of directors has elected Phillip R. Cox, president and CEO of Cox Financial Corp., as a director of the company.
Cox founded Cox Financial Corp., a Cincinnati, Ohio-based provider of financial and estate planning services, in 1972. He presently serves as chairman of the board of Cincinnati Bell and the University of Cincinnati, and on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Bethesda Hospital, Cinergy Corp., Touchstone Mutual Funds, and Long Stanton Mfg. Co.
Cox also serves as chairman of the Cincinnati Business Committee (CBC), comprising 25 most influential companies in the Cincinnati area.
Cox earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and psychology from Xavier University. He also has a Doctorate of Letters degree from the College of Mount St. Joseph and Cincinnati Technical College.