FAZE CLAN HIRES KAI HENRY AS CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
FaZe Clan, one of the leading esports organizations, has hired Kai Henry as its news chief strategy officer.
In this role, Henry will expand and steer the creative hub within FaZe Clan, informing strategic decisions companywide. His role will ensure the connective tissue between business and brand, maintaining synergy between commerce and culture and working closely alongside founding members who lead all creative decision making for the organization.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kai to the FaZe family,” said Lee Trink, FaZe Clan CEO. “Kai possesses a wide breadth of skills and relationships that fit perfectly into the unique role of CSO for FaZe. His leadership on both the strategy and creative will help catapult us into the next part of our journey and continue to solidify FaZe as the home for the creatives of tomorrow.”
Prior to joining FaZe Clan, Henry managed musical artists including Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Quincy Jones, among others. He also led and co-founded several businesses, such as SKEE.TV, En Noir Clothing, Sol Republic Headphones and We Are Massiv. Henry will continue his involvement with those organizations as he transitions into FaZe Clan.
“It’s an honor to join the team at FaZe Clan,” said Henry. “I believe that Lee Trink, the founders and I have a shared vision that this will be a creative led business. I will continue to assemble and lead a braintrust composed of some of the brightest and most innovative creative executives, who lead an internet lifestyle and innately understand the cultural intersection where FaZe Clan sits. To me, there is no better place to be.”
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