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

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.