NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Horizon Media, the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world, is proud to announce that it has been named to the esteemed Los Angeles Business Journal ‘2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles’ list. The list is a city-wide survey and recognition program that identifies and recognizes Los Angeles’ 100 best employers. Horizon is ranked number 12 in the large company category.
“I’m thrilled that Horizon is being named to yet another Best Places to Work list,” said Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder of Horizon Media. “This marks our fourth Best Places to Work designation in four years, and it’s a testament to the special culture that we have created.”
“I couldn’t be prouder that the agency has landed in the 12 th spot on Los Angeles Business Journal’s ‘2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles’ list,” said Serena Duff, EVP, General Manager, Western Region. “We make it a priority to expose our talent to experiences that allow them to grow, learn, and thrive both professionally and personally. Horizon Media truly is a special place to work, and our amazing culture continues to attract the best and brightest minds in the industry.”
The prestigious honor is one of a slew of awards that the agency has received for its culture and commitment to its employees. Horizon was the winner of the Employee Engagement Awards Best Program (Large Company) category, landed at #29 on Crain’s New York Business ‘2014 Best Places to Work in New York City‘ list and the Crain’s Best Places, Best Practices Challenge Award, which recognizes the most innovative idea that promotes recruitment, retention or rewarding employees. The agency has also been named one of the best places to work by Advertising Age.
The Los Angeles Business Journal ‘2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles’ list rankings are determined by a thorough research methodology designed to gather detailed data about each participating company. The two-part process – managed by the Best Companies Group – includes an employer questionnaire and survey completed by company employees. The collected data enables analysts to determine the strengths and opportunities of the participating companies and create a list of best employers. This year’s list of Best Places to Work in Los Angeles will be published in the Los Angeles Business Journal and can also be found online at: http://www.bestplacestoworkla.com/
About Horizon Media
Horizon Media, Inc. is the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world. The company was founded in 1989, is headquartered in New York and has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Chicago. Horizon Media was chosen as 2011 Independent Media Agency of the Year by Mediapost, 2010 U.S. Media Agency of the Year by Adweek, Brandweek, and Mediaweek as well as by Ad Age and as one of the world’s ten most innovative marketing and advertising companies by Fast Company in 2011. In 2012, Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder, was honored by Advertising Age as Industry Executive of the Year. Most recently, in 2014, Bill Koenigsberg was named 4As Chair of the Board and is the first person from a media agency to hold this prestigious position in the 100 year history of the 4As, the marketing industry’s leading trade association.
The company’s mission is “To create the most meaningful brand connections within the lives of people everywhere.” By delivering on this mission through a holistic approach to brand marketing, Horizon Media has become one of the largest and fastest-growing media agencies in the industry, with estimated billings of over $5.3 billion and over 1,200 employees.
The company is also a founding member of Columbus Media International, a multi-national partnership of independent media agencies. For more information, please visit horizonmedia.com.
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