Win Holden joined the magazine as its sixth publisher on May 4, 2000. A Valley resident since 1980, Holden has held positions as General Manager of the Publishing Division of MAC America Communications, Inc. where he served as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of PHOENIX Magazine; and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Phillips-Ramsey Advertising & Public Relations.
Holden was the 2007 inductee into the Arizona Tourism Hall of Fame and is active in many charitable and community organizations. He served as Chairman of the Fiesta Bowl and Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Boards of Directors and chaired the Phoenix Pride Commission. Holden is immediate Past-President of the Endowment Board of the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, is Past President of the Executive Council of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Tempe and chaired the Phoenix
Citizen’s Transit Commission.
He served as Chairman of the Arizona Centennial Commission and President of the Centennial Foundation Board of Directors and is Chairman of the Board of the Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Executive Committee of the Arizona Tourism Alliance Board of Directors. He is President of the International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) Board of Directors. He was named one of Arizona’s Most Admired CEOs by the Business Journal in 2012.
As Arizona Highways’ Publisher, Holden leads the organization in its diverse activities centered on the world-renowned magazine including book publishing, licensing, e-commerce, product development, catalog marketing and retailing.
Arizona Highways is recognized as one of the finest travel magazines in the world, has approximately 130,000 subscribers in every state and in 120 countries. Arizona Highways has been named Magazine of the Year over 10 times by the International Regional Magazine Association.