Mr. Horne currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. (“Gannett”). In this role, Mr. Horne leads Gannett’s overall finance and IT organizations and partners with executive management to interface with the company’s board of directors and its investors.
Prior to Gannett, Mr. Horne served as the Global Controller of The We Company from May 2019 until November 2019. As Global Controller, Mr. Horne was responsible for The We Company’s accounting, internal audit, shared services and tax function.
From 2015 through April 2019, Mr. Horne served as Time Warner’s Chief Accounting Officer and was responsible for overseeing the company’s external financial and management reporting, technical accounting matters, SEC filing processes and financial compliance programs. In addition, Mr. Horne managed Time Warner’s corporate Strategic Sourcing group, Transportation & Logistics department and Enterprise Services Program Management Office. Mr. Horne also served as Time Warner’s SVP & Deputy Controller from September 2011 to December 2014.
Previously, Mr. Horne served in a number of senior accounting and finance roles at AOL Inc., most recently as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer. As Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Horne was responsible for AOL’s world-wide accounting, financial planning, shared-services, tax, and treasury functions. Prior to that role, Mr. Horne served as the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for AOL’s Domestic Web Services business unit which included AOL’s domestic advertising, content, and communications assets. Mr. Horne also served as Vice President and Assistant Controller for AOL’s domestic accounting operations and as Executive Director of Accounting Policy. Mr. Horne joined AOL in 1999 in the Internal Audit group as Director of Internal Audit.
Before joining AOL, Mr. Horne was in the assurance practice of Ernst & Young, LLP principally serving clients in the telecommunications, high-tech and bio-tech industries.
Mr. Horne is an honors graduate of Virginia Tech where he received a B.S. in Accounting. Mr. Horne is a certified public accountant, licensed in New York and Virginia, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
- Company: Gannett Co., Inc.
- Title/Department: Chief Financial Officer