Horizon Names Glenn Lytle as Chief Revenue Officer

Glenn brings years of experience to a growing team at Horizon.

Columbus, OH – April 30, 2019 – Horizon, an Ohio-based regional fiber broadband company, announced the appointment of Glenn Lytle as Chief Revenue Officer. Glenn will report directly to Bill McKell, Horizon’s CEO.

“I am excited to announce the hire of Glenn Lytle as our CRO,” says Bill McKell. “Glenn spent the past five years as VP of Sales for Segra (formerly Lumos Networks) where he was responsible for developing and growing the enterprise space. I am confident that Glenn will continue his success as we expand our footprint into Columbus and throughout the region.  His experience in building sales teams and extending networks matches very well with our future plans. Taking advantage of the strong backing of our equity partner, Novacap, Glenn will be able to take our legacy of creating carefully tailored solutions for our customers into our new markets.”

Prior to his employment at Segra, Lytle spent 7 years serving as Regional Vice President for Comcast. He was instrumental in building out the Business Services platform in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Indiana.

“I’m excited to join the growing team at Horizon as they continue to expand their fiber network throughout Ohio and surrounding states,” Lytle added.  “We have a tremendous opportunity to leverage a strong, well-established brand with growing fiber assets and top-notch customer care.”

According to Ted Mocarski, Senior Partner at Novacap and Board Chairman of Horizon, “Adding a CRO, especially one with Glenn’s background, to Horizon’s executive team fits perfectly into the growth plan we have envisioned for the company. We are excited to welcome Glenn to the team.”

Steve Steele, Horizon’s COO, noted that “Glenn’s humility, work ethic and strong interpersonal relationships are a perfect fit for the team-oriented culture at Horizon. Glenn’s proven sales leadership promoting our state-of-the-art network will accelerate our strong growth trajectory.”

 

ABOUT HORIZON

Horizon is a leading fiber-based broadband carrier operating over 4,500 route miles in Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Michigan and New York. The extensive network offers high speed Point-to-Point, Point-to-Multipoint, dark fiber, wavelength and data center services. Horizon partners with carriers, government, healthcare, education, and enterprise businesses. Horizon’s entrepreneurial heritage and long-standing commitment to remarkable customer care, ensures its devotion to connecting its customers to their worlds through the delivery of cutting-edge fiber-based technology.  For more information about Horizon’s brand promise, visit HorizonConnects.com

ABOUT NOVACAP

Founded in 1981, Novacap is a leading Canadian private equity firm with $2.6 billion of assets under management. The firm's unique investment approach, based on deep operational expertise and an active partnership with entrepreneurs, has helped accelerate growth and create long-term value for its numerous investee companies. With an experienced management team and substantial financial resources, Novacap is well positioned to continue building world-class companies. For more information, please visit www.novacap.ca