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305 Worldwide’s New Executive Talent Set to Drive Next Chapter of Agency Growth

Date: Sep 21, 2022

305 Worldwide’s New Executive Talent Set to Drive Next Chapter of Agency Growth

Leena Danan, Marta DeAguiar, and Alejandra Rubio take on leadership roles

NEW YORK, NY, September 20, 2022 – 305 Worldwide, a subsidiary of Horizon Media and a leading full-service creative agency with its signature culture-first approach, developing messaging and creative through the lens of cultural insights, today announced the appointment of Leena Danan, Marta DeAguiar, and Alejandra Rubio to its executive team. The addition of these three agency all-stars will continue to drive momentum for the agency.

305 Worldwide Managing Partner and Executive Creative Director, Roberto Alcazar shared, “The trajectory and capabilities set by this new team are exciting and inspiring. When we launched 305 Worldwide, the vision was to reinvent multicultural storytelling. Then, we reinvented the vision itself, beyond multicultural storytelling to culture-first communications – an approach that embeds cultural insights into the creative process. With the organic growth from existing partners, an all-star executive team, and a host of new business wins, we have nothing short of a roadmap for success and the team to get it done.”

Fourteen-year Horizon Media veteran, Leena Danan, will now assume the role of SVP, Managing Director, New Business and Marketing. Danan will drive growth, tell the agency’s story across platforms, and directly oversee the agency’s business partnerships with 305 Worldwide’s Co-Founder, Armando Christian Pérez (Pitbull). “I was one of the lucky ones who witnessed a casual conversation between Bill Koenigsberg and Armando Christian Pérez evolve into a cultural cornerstone,” says Danan. “It is truly an honor to be part of this amazing team that was formed to take 305, worldwide.”

Seeking to provide best-in-class services to client partners, Marta DeAguiar will assume the role of SVP, Group Client Service Leader. Throughout her career in client services, DeAguiar has worked within Global, General Market, and Hispanic Market business models, and has partnered with iconic brands including McDonald’s, SC Johnson, and Marco’s Pizza. “I am passionate about growing businesses, growing teams, and driving a culture of collaboration across the agency, our partners, and our clients,” said DeAguiar. “I am proud of the team we have today and the future we are working towards.”

Alejandra Rubio, who takes on the role of SVP, Head of Strategy, brings a passion for understanding what makes people tick. Her insights have contributed to prestigious, award-winning work for Fortune 500 clients including Tide, MillerCoors, Pampers, Netflix, Disney, Kraft Heinz, Western Union, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. “The combination of Horizon’s history as a data powerhouse with our creative and brand-building expertise makes me confident that we have something special to offer clients,” said Rubio.


About 305 Worldwide

305 Worldwide is a culture-first creative agency whose mission is to help brands ​harness the power and influence ​of today’s diverse consumers. The agency was launched by Horizon Media and Armando Christian Pérez (Pitbull), the GRAMMY© Award-winning artist, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and education advocate. 305 Worldwide has a growing roster of iconic brands from Materne North America, Constellation Brands, Sleep Number Corporation and more. The agency is headquartered in New York, with a presence in Miami. For more information, visit www.305worldwide.com.

About Horizon Media

Horizon Media, Inc, the largest U.S. media agency according to AdAge, delivers data-driven business outcomes for some of the most innovative and ambitious brands. Founded in 1989, headquartered in New York, and with offices in Los Angeles and Toronto, the company employs 2,400 people and has media investments of more than $9 billion. Horizon Media’s fundamental belief is that business is personal, which drives its approach to connecting brands with their customers and engaging with its own employees resulting in industry-leading workplace satisfaction levels (Glassdoor). The company is consistently recognized by independent media outlets for its client excellence and has earned several “Best Workplaces” awards reflecting its commitment to DEI and the life and well-being of everyone at Horizon Media.

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