DEG, one of the fastest growing companies in America and one of Inc. Magazine’s “25 Companies Changing The World,” has brought on Kyle Johnston as the firm’s Director of Creative. Johnston will lead a team of designers and copywriters and collaborate with DEG’s practice areas to create engaging multichannel digital content and develop creative brand strategies for the company’s wide array of clients.

“Kyle is a proven leader whose expertise and experience will make an immediate impact on our clients, our creative team, and the company as a whole,” said Neal Sharma, co-founder and CEO of DEG.

Prior to joining DEG, Johnston spent 11 years developing digital strategies in various creative leadership roles at Garmin, most recently as Creative Director. At Garmin, Johnston led a team of more than 50, creating an array of content from global ad campaigns to company branding and website materials.

“Given Kyle’s success at Garmin, serving the consumer goods, B2B, and B2C industries, I’m certain the combination of his talent and our approach to digital marketing will allow us to better connect with our clients and their customers,” Sharma said.

Johnston is ready to utilize his passion of making an impact on audiences through engaging design and communication as Director of Creative. “I’m thrilled to join the talented team at DEG,” Johnston said. “I’m really looking forward to leading the creative team in creating groundbreaking cross-channel digital experiences for our diverse range of clients.”

This hire comes on top of significant moves DEG has recently made to its management team. In addition to Johnston, DEG recently brought on Tom Hanson to serve as a senior advisor; and David Saul, who is leading DEG’s data management practice as the Director of Data Management.

About DEG

DEG is a full-service digital marketing firm creating smart digital marketing, commerce, and collaboration strategies that empower organizations to amplify their competitive advantages and achieve their objectives. DEG’s expertise in targeted digital direct marketing, integrated e-commerce, social media, enterprise collaboration, web content management, analytics, paid media, and mobile development drives success for its clients. DEG can be found online at, and on Twitter at @DEGdigital.


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