As President of CoxReps, Ann Pero Hailer has drawn on her 25 years of media experience to set the vision that’s driving success for CoxReps. Through Ann’s strategic leadership and focus on collaboration, the company is providing the most advanced solutions for its premiere station group clients and agencies and advertisers in the local media space. After early-career positions on the station and agency sides of the business, Ann started as an Account Executive at TeleRep in 1997. She’s held various leadership roles throughout the organization, most recently Chief Operations Officer.
Ann has led CoxReps by passionately focusing on diversity and inclusion. She served as chair for CMGs D&I Advisory Board from 2017-2019, and is now a member of their Executive Counsel for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She serves on TVB’s Executive Board of Directors, the IRTS board, and has been a member of the Detroit AdCraft club since 1993, serving on various boards and committees.
Ann graduated from Boston College with a degree in Political Science and lives in Troy, Michigan with her husband Mike. She and Mike have two college-aged children. She is a huge sports fan – she cheered her own children through years of youth sports -- and is a long-suffering Detroit Lions season ticket holder.