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Horizon Investments Announces Two Promotions Within Its Investment Management Team

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Clark Allen named Director, Quantitative Research and Dzhan Yusnyu promoted to Senior Analyst

CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 10, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Horizon Investments, LLC, is today announcing two key promotions within the ranks of its investment management team. Clark Allen has been promoted to Director, Quantitative Research; while Dzhan Yusnyu was promoted to Senior Analyst.

Mr. Allen has been part of the Horizon team since 2019, most recently as Quantitative Researcher. In his new role, he will be responsible for development and implementation of systematic processes across a broad range of strategies managed by Horizon. The role is technical in nature, requiring understanding of multiple scientific and data science-focused software programs, while also incorporating Mr. Allen’s background in finance and economics. Mr. Allen holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Allen also holds a Master of Accountancy and BS in Accounting from Georgia Southern University.

“Clark is a tremendous talent and has made significant contributions to many systematic strategies that are crucial components of our investment process,” said Mike Dickson, Head of Research and Product Development with Horizon. “With these added responsibilities, we are looking forward to the positive impacts he will continue to make across a broad range of strategies within our quantitative research and development areas.”

Mr. Yusnyu has been part of the Horizon team since 2020, joining the firm as an analyst. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting portfolio implementation decisions across a broad range of strategies managed by Horizon. This includes macroeconomic research to add to the team’s overall understanding of economic and market conditions, as well as evaluating various products and methods to aid in the expression of these views across strategies. Mr. Yusnyu graduated the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in History.

“We are delighted with the professional growth and initiative Dzhan has shown during his time at Horizon Investments. His contribution to the team has been invaluable during a volatile time in global markets, and we are excited to foster his continued development in a more focused role within the Portfolio Management Group,” added Zach Hill, Head of Portfolio Management with Horizon Investments.

About Horizon Investments

Horizon Investments, a registered investment adviser with approximately $7 billion assets under advisement as of September 30, 2021, is a pioneer in providing modern goals-based investment management designed to help financial advisors and their clients achieve their financial goals. Through its goals-based investment solutions, Horizon aims to simplify communication and improve the investing experience across a variety of market environments. Horizon’s investment process balances quantitative expertise with a qualitative perspective, including both macroeconomic and fundamental analysis. Financial advisors turn to Horizon for innovative risk mitigation, retirement income, and asset allocation strategies. Horizon’s GAIN PROTECT SPEND® framework, combined with its multi-disciplined investment process, has been a cornerstone of Horizon’s portfolio offerings for over a decade.

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