Cox Automotive announced the promotion of Ola Ajayi-Salako to Senior Director of Agile Delivery on December 13. She will act as the site leader for the company’s Canadian website, effective immediately.
In her expanded role, Ajayi-Salako will work with local teams and with Canadian and U.S. leaders to ensure connectivity between all the business units.
“As we bring our teams together to collaborate and drive more innovative solutions, we know that Ola is the perfect person to represent the Canadian market in the development of our North American approach,” said Steve Rowley, President of Cox Automotive.
Cox Automotive described Ajayi-Salako, who joined the company in 2007, as a transformational leader with strong management, communication, problem-solving and team building skills.
She previously held the role of Director of PMO and Change Management, and played an important role in long-term planning across all Cox Automotive Canada businesses—while also aligning with other international and global businesses.
Ajayi-Salako holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Finance, PMP, and is Six Sigma certified.
The company also describes her as passionate about community development and empowering women and youth.