Horizon Media Names Jake Phillips SVP Managing Director

Horizon Media continues to build up its leadership team—it has appointed Jake Phillips SVP, Managing Director. His responsibilities will include overseeing and leading activities for the agency’s financial services clients (among those clients is Capital One) as well as client relationship management, strategic leadership, team performance and development. This is a new position at the agency. 

Phillips will manage a team of 20 Horizon employees and report to Rich Simms, Executive Vice President and Managing Partner at Horizon Media. He will work out of Horizon's New York office. 

“Jake has a very deep knowledge of data analytics from brand health metrics through acquisition business performance,” said Simms. “His strong analytics orientation is crucial as we continue to grow our relationship with our clients.”

Phillips has over 17 years of experience with managing large and complex assignments across varied industries. He joins Horizon from PHD, where he was U.S. Account Director and Global Business. Director, managing the agency’s global Google business. 

He was named a Rising Star by MediaPost in 2004.



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