SOURCE: Horizon Media

May 09, 2013 09:01 ET

Horizon Media Appoints Kaya Lobaczewski as Vice President of Corporate Communications

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 09, 2013) -  Horizon Media, the largest independent media services agency in the world and the fastest growing in the industry, announced today that it has hired one of the industry's most highly regarded talents, Kaya Lobaczewski, as Vice President of Corporate Communications.

In her new role, Lobaczewski will lead all internal and external communications to further strengthen Horizon Media's reputation for continual thought leadership, innovation and the highest levels of client service. The position will report directly to Stephen Hall, Chief Marketing Officer.

"Kaya is a proven talent and a rising star in the industry," said Stephen Hall, Chief Marketing Officer at Horizon Media. "Her strategic vision, coupled with her track record of creativity and obvious passion for Horizon Media, made her the clear choice for this prominent position."

"Horizon's stellar reputation and growth trajectory are what initially drew me to the opportunity," said Kaya Lobaczewski, VP, Corporate Communications at Horizon Media. "The moment I stepped through the door the energy and enthusiasm was remarkable. It's a dream role for any communications professional; the culture is incredibly strong, the people are committed to doing great work and it really is an environment where anything is possible."

"We are delighted to welcome Kaya to our Horizon family," said Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder of Horizon Media. "At Horizon, we take great pride in the entrepreneurial culture we have nurtured. We are relentless in our approach to bringing clients innovation on a daily basis and helping to lead them.

Lobaczewski joins Horizon Media from DDB, a creative agency, where she was Associate Director of Communications for its US offices. She began her career in her hometown of Sydney, Australia. She quickly rose through the DDB organization and has held communications positions in creative services, digital services and global programs.

About Horizon Media

Horizon Media, Inc. is the largest independent media services company in the world. The company was founded in 1989, is headquartered in New York and has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago and Amsterdam, Netherlands. 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/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.

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 the fastest-growing media agency in the industry, with estimated billings of over $4 billion and approximately 800 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 www.horizonmedia.com.

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