SOURCE: Horizon Media

November 25, 2013 08:07 ET

Horizon Media Breaks Into Top Ten on Crain's '125 NY Area's Largest Privately Held Companies' List

Agency Honored in 8th Spot on Crain's New York Business List of Top Performing Private Companies

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 25, 2013) - Horizon Media is proud to announce that it has moved up the Crain's New York Business 'NY Area's Largest Privately Held Companies' list by three places to achieve the ranking of 8th position -- up from 11 the previous year. The list is the most comprehensive program that identifies and recognizes New York's privately held entities. Company rankings within the list have been published this month in Crain's New York Business.  

"I'm pleased to say that Horizon is having its fifth year of double digit growth with significant new business wins and organic growth," said Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder of Horizon Media. "As the industry continues to consolidate the Horizon difference becomes ever more apparent. We are the clear choice for Fortune 500 marketers seeking scale and resources and the most innovative and responsive agency partner."

The agency has further expanded its service offering this year to continue to power growth and client success. New units include Scout Wellness, its newly launched health and wellness division, and an expanded creative media services portfolio with Bungalow Horizon, a joint venture content creation studio. Horizon Media is also focused on venture capital investments in emerging technologies such as its recent funding for Blab, a social predictive technology platform, and proprietary business intelligence and optimization platforms such as Cadence, which was announced last week.

As Horizon Media continues to grow, the agency remains focused on creating a great work environment. Horizon was designated as a Crain's Best Places to Work in New York City this year. In an industry with high talent turnover, employee satisfaction is paramount and Horizon's spot on Crain's Best Places to Work list is a testament to the agency's creative culture.

The Crain's New York Business 'NY Area's Largest Privately Held Companies' list rankings are determined using detailed data provided by participating companies, Crain's, Dun & Bradstreet, Forbes, Gale Group, Hoover's and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. To qualify, companies must be independent, privately held entities with no parent company structure. Businesses must be headquartered in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties in New York, or Bergen, Essex, Hudson or Union counties in New Jersey. This year's list can be downloaded on the Crain's New York Business website: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/data-lists/business-lists/details/30/2706842.

About Horizon Media 

Horizon Media, Inc. is the fastest growing 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, 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.

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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