Horizon Media has named Stan Fields executive vice president and Chief Development Officer, a newly created role.
In his new role Fields will oversee several business units and functions including business development, Horizon Media Canada, Horizon’s multicultural practice; agency subsidiary 305 Worldwide, Horizon’s WHY Consumer Insights Center of Excellence; and other operations.
Fields, who joined the agency in 2012, will continue to serve on Horizon Media’s Executive Board and report to CEO Bill Koenigsberg.
“Over the last nine years, Stan has been a significant driver of Horizon Media’s growth, leading several initiatives that have strengthened our market leadership,” said Koenigsberg. “He’s got a proven track record of consistently delivering best-in-class solutions that help our clients grow their business.”
Since joining Horizon, Fields has overseen 50 client businesses and brands across multiple categories including consumer products, automotive, entertainment, retail, dining, tech, finance, and health.
He was involved in the development of Horizon’s Canvas Media brand (2015) and the launch of the Local Planet (2016), the independent media agency network of which Horizon is a founding member. Canvas is a standalone media agency formed by Horizon Media in partnership with Innocean Worldwide.
Prior to joining Horizon, Fields served in senior leadership roles at MediaVest and Publicis/Leo Burnett and DMB&B, where was Chief Operating Officer.