Horizon Investments Names John Drahzal Head of Distribution

Firm expands executive team to take advantage of continued growth

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--Horizon Investments, a leading goals-based investment management firm, has appointed John Drahzal to the newly created position of Head of Distribution, it was announced today. In this role, Drahzal will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s distribution strategy, including sales, marketing and strategic account management. John will sit on Horizon’s Executive Committee and will also be responsible for corporate development for the firm.

Our focus on goals-based investing continues to resonate strongly with the advisor community and their clients, and has been driving significant growth across the company,” said Robbie Cannon, Chief Executive Officer at Horizon. “With John, we’re adding a well-experienced executive with a strong track record of success. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to build out our management team.”

Drahzal began his career at Victory Asset Management, subsequently moving to Prudential Investments where he was responsible for retail distribution across mutual funds, separately managed accounts and sub-advisory businesses. He also served as President of Reich & Tang.

I am a big believer in the benefits of goals-based investing, and Horizon is firmly established as a leader in the market,” said Drahzal. “I look forward to working with the team in continuing to get the message out about the benefits of this approach for advisors and their clients.”

About Horizon Investments

Founded in 1995, Horizon Investments is a leading provider of goals-based investment management, working in partnership with financial advisors to deliver asset allocation, risk mitigation and retirement income strategies that align clients’ wealth with their life goals. Horizon’s mission is to provide investment strategies to advisors that address the three distinct stages of a client’s investment journey: gain, protect and spend. The firm provides asset management to large institutions as well as to financial advisory firms that serve individual investors and businesses.

Learn more about Horizon Investments and their goals-based strategies at www.horizoninvestments.com.


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