Omnicom Group's KERN Welcomes Desmond Burrows as Executive Creative Director

LOS ANGELES , Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group's KERN announces the appointment of Desmond Burrows as Executive Creative Director.

In this role, Burrows will lead the creative development of all KERN client campaigns, including, digital creative, as well as oversight of the branding, creative, and marketing for KERN's enviable roster of Blue Chip and Fortune 500 clients including AT&T , DIRECTV, American Express , SAP, FIS Global and Dex Media .

Desmond Burrows , who has led the creative development for major campaigns for clients including several P&G brands, Chase Credit Cards, Hoover,, Reach Oral Care and IHOP restaurants, will be leading KERN's full service creative team.

"My experience, from large to small agencies, has landed me right at the intersection of brand building and driving response. I've been able to translate my decade and a half of experience to digital and social strategy and marketing," Burrows says.

KERN President and Founder Russell Kern is delighted to have Burrows leading the creative charge at KERN. "Desmond brings years of marketing and creative expertise from some of the most iconic and admired brands through both brand and direct response marketing. His creative vision and proven leadership will lead us to ground breaking creative work at KERN."

Recently, Burrows was the ECD at Quigley Simpson, responsible for leading the creative division. He has also been VP Associate Creative Director at McCann Erickson.

Burrows will be at the helm of KERN's team of creative talent, charting a course of continued success for KERN's clients.

For more information, please visit the KERN website at or contact Scott Levine at [email protected] .

About KERN
KERN, an Omnicom Group company, combining the latest trends in media consumption and consumer shopping behavior with unique consumer insights, KERN applies our 30+ years of direct marketing experience to creating measured programs that turn your investments into results. For information on KERN, visit .

About Omnicom Group
Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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