Phil Hruska is the senior manager of Honda Marketing at American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (AHM) leading general and multicultural marketing for Honda automobiles. His responsibilities include brand and product advertising, regional digital retail marketing and supporting Honda dealer advertising associations.
Hruska joined American Honda in 2014 as the manager of National Media Strategy, responsible for national automobile media planning for the Honda and Acura brands, as well as overseeing national media agencies supporting that business.
In 2017, his responsibilities grew to include overseeing regional automobile media planning for Honda the and Acura brands in partnership with local dealer ad associations.
In 2021, Hruska became manager of the newly established Media Department, responsible for all Honda and Acura automobile marketing media strategy, which included leading national, regional, multicultural and certified pre-owned media efforts. Hruska also oversaw Honda’s gaming, music and sports marketing strategy, aimed at reaching younger car buyers and bringing new and first-time customers into the brand. Notably, he led Honda’s recent expansion into the esports space, helping position Honda as a non-endemic leader in the esports and gaming segment.
In January 2023, Hruska was promoted to his current role leading Honda Marketing.
Prior to joining American Honda, Hruska held multiple marketing roles across a variety of industries.
Hruska received a B.S. in Marketing from California State University, Northridge.