Eileen Benwitt

EVP, Chief Talent Officer
Horizon Media


Eileen Benwitt leads the talent practice at Horizon, the third largest media agency in the U.S. by billings, with 2,000 people and offices in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto. In overseeing the agency’s talent and professional development, Benwitt built Horizon’s academic curriculum to teach professional and business skills. Previously, Benwitt was EVP–Human Resources at MPG, and held the same position at Porter Novelli prior to that. HRO Today Magazine has twice named Benwitt an HR Practitioner Superstar. Horizon has appeared on Ad Age’s Best Places to Work in Advertising and Media list three times; Crain’s New York Business’s Best Places to Work in NYC, five times; the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Best Place to Work list; the No. 2 ranking on Glassdoor’s Best Place to Interview in the U.S.; and Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work for Women.