New York, N.Y. – Independent advertising, marketing, and public relations agency Mower is focusing on growth and enhancing creative strengths heading into 2020 by naming Doug Kamp as its Chief Creative Officer.
Kamp comes to Mower after serving as head of creative with Gyro, where he led one of the most recognized and awarded creative teams in the industry. The agency was named B2B Agency of the Year by the Association of National Advertisers in seven years of his 10-year tenure. Kamp started his career at TBWA and then spent nine years at J. Walter Thompson as a senior partner and creative director. Before joining Gyro, he served as group creative director with Bagby and Company. During his career Kamp has played a lead creative role on brands such as Sony, USG, Aflac, Tag Heuer, International Trucks, Samsung, Miller Brewing, John Deere, Transamerica and Yum Brands.
“Joining Mower is a rare opportunity to be part of an independent agency with an amazing reputation built during more than 50 years in this business,” said Kamp. “I’ve been impressed with Mower’s work over the years. And their mission of making human connections that create Fierce Friends between brands and customers is completely aligned with my aspirations. There are very few companies with Mower’s breadth of talent and capabilities. We’re poised to bring to life some truly engaging experiences and ideas.”
One of the largest independent marketing, advertising and public relations agencies in the U.S., Mower has nine offices located in New York City; Atlanta; Boston; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati; and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, N.Y. With disciplines ranging from strategy account management, creative ideation, digital and direct, public relations and public affairs to social media, communications planning, and insight and analytics, Mower’s strategic approach has earned top industry accolades ranging from Clio, Cannes and ANA B2 awards to rankings in AdAge, PR Week and the Chief Marketer 200. It was also recently listed among PR News’ Top Places to Work.
“No matter what other issues swirl about in our always changing industry, engaging and compelling creative is something that all clients demand,” said Eric Mower, chairman and CEO, Mower. “Creativity will always be how agencies distinguish themselves from the competition. And throughout his career, Doug Kamp has led highly recognized and awarded creative teams in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing. We’re excited to have his leadership at Mower.”