Via Enlists Senior Strategist

BOSTON Independent marketing agency Via said it has hired Lindsey Himstead as a senior client strategist. She will work out of the shop’s lead office here and provide leadership to teams serving various clients.

Himstead, 38, joins the Portland, Maine-based agency after working for three years as a consultant. Prior to that, she held posts at Havas’ Arnold including senior vice president and group account director at the Boston shop’s integrated solutions practice. She has also worked at Digitas and Interpublic Group’s Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos.

“Her years in senior marketing positions will be critical in supporting the high level of strategic client service and account management that Via is committed to providing,” said Christianne Connor, group strategy director.

Key Via clients include Analog Devices, Banknorth and Infinity Broadcasting.

—Adweek staff report