ZAMBEZI HIRES GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR CHRIS EINHAUSER Former Droga5 Senior Account Director Joins Award Winning L.A. Creative Agency
LOS ANGELES, CA, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016—Independent creative agency Zambezi has hired Chris Einhauser as Group Account Director. Einhauser comes to Zambezi from Droga5 in New York where he was Senior Account Director, working on Smartwater, Dun & Bradstreet, Chase Bank and Johnsonville Sausage. At Zambezi Einhauser will focus on Cox Automotive brands Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book. He will report directly to Pete Brown, Partner and Managing Director of Zambezi.
“Chris is a fantastic people person and a top notch ad man,” said Brown. “He has experience with some of the greatest brands in the business. He’ll be an incredible asset for Zambezi and for our client Cox Automotive as we continue to grow both our brands. We’re totally excited to have him join us.”
Einhauser’s hiring is the latest in a string of recent key appointments at the agency, which celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year. Director of Recruiting Janine Zaim, formerly of Pereira & O’Dell, Partner/Executive Director Of Technology Justice Erolin, formerly of Deutsch LA, and Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development Josie Brown, formerly at Omelet, joined Zambezi this year, following the agency’s relocation to spacious new headquarters in the Culver City media corridor along Jefferson & Overland Blvds.
“I’m so happy to join an agency that is doing amazing work and pumped to be working across the iconic Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader brands,” said Einhauser. “I’m a relationship guy. I prefer open doors, candid discussions and a personable work environment between clients and colleagues. That’s what fosters a great partnership and ultimately the best outputs, and that's what Zambezi is all about."
Einhauser’s career includes stints as VP Account Director at Grey in New York, Management Supervisor at Venables Bell & Partners in San Francisco and Account Supervisor at Cramer Krasselt in New York. He started his career at Bagby and Company in Chicago working on Sony Electronics and Navistar.
Zambezi, LLC is an independent creative agency working with clients to put extraordinary into culture. Founded in 2006, Zambezi is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. It was named to Inc. Magazine's list of 500/500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and recognized an Advertising Age Small Agency of the Year in 2011 and 2016. Zambezi also made the list of 100 Largest Woman-Owned Business in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2016 and 2015. The agency works with Fortune 50 brands including The TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Stance, World Surf League Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Cox Automotive. To learn more about Zambezi, visit www.zambezi-la.com