Horizon Global Names Maria Duey Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.
Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE: HZN) today announced the appointment of Maria Duey as Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications. In this newly created role, Duey will have global responsibility for all initiatives related to communicating the Company’s business strategy, growth prospects and financial performance to investors and analysts, as well as leading the Company’s interface with all stakeholders, both internal and external to the organization.
Horizon Global, which became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2015, is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a wide variety of high-quality, custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo management and other related accessory products on a global basis, serving the automotive aftermarket, retail, and original equipment channels. Horizon Global’s products are distributed and sold under brand names such as Reese®, Draw-Tite®, Bulldog®, Fulton®, and Hayman Reese.
“Maria is a proven investor relations professional with more than 10 years of experience working with the financial community. She has a track record of successfully developing and executing on strategic investor relations programs in order to drive significant shareholder value,” said A. Mark Zeffiro, Horizon Global President and Chief Executive Officer. “She brings a unique perspective to Horizon Global, having spent time earlier in her career in corporate development, sourcing, structuring and negotiating deals. Her wealth of experience and entrepreneurial spirit will serve us well at Horizon Global as we become our own independent public company.”
Prior to joining Horizon Global, Duey had been the Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Masco Corporation since 2005, leading the development, implementation, execution and ongoing management of the investor relations strategy. She joined Masco in 1996 in corporate development, where she was involved in numerous acquisitions, divestitures and investments and managed all phases of these transactions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Michigan State University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
About Horizon Global
Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE: HZN) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of industry leading high-quality, custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo management and related accessory products for original equipment, aftermarket and retail channel customers on a global basis. Our mission is to utilize forward-thinking technology to develop and deliver best-in-class products for our customers, engage with our employees and realize value creation for our shareholders. For more information, please visit www.horizonglobal.com.
Horizon Global Corporation
Maria C. Duey, (248) 593-8810
Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications