Exclusive: Kai Deveraux Lawson Joins Dentsu Creative to Lead DEI

Lawson arrives from WPP and is a co-host and producer for the Mixed Company Podcast

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Dentsu’s new DEI lead is a familiar voice around the industry: Kai Deveraux Lawson. Dentsu announced today that it has hired Lawson as svp, diversity, equity and inclusion for the network’s creative operations in the Americas.

Under Dentsu’s reorganization, the company has integrated its creative agency capabilities under Dentsu Creative, which includes agencies 360i, Dentsu McGarryBowen, Firstborn, and Isobar.

In the newly created role, Lawson will be tasked with leading Dentsu’s efforts to further diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and programs across its creative agencies, while reporting directly to Dentsu Creative CEO Jon Dupuis and Dentsu Americas chief equity officer Christena Pyle.



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