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Douglas E. Horne

Douglas E. Horne

Time Warner, Inc.
Senior Vice President & Controller
New York, NY, USA

As Controller, Mr. Horne serves as Time Warner’s Chief Accounting Officer and is 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 manages Time Warner’s corporate Procurement group, Transportation & Logistics department and Enterprise Services Program Management Office.  Prior to his current role, Mr. Horne served as SVP & Deputy Controller of Time Warner Inc. 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 and he currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Pamplin College of Business as well as the Department of Accounting and Information Systems.  Mr. Horne is a certified public accountant, licensed in New York and Virginia, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


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