George P. Johnson acquires Kenwood Experiences

Kenwood team will remain located in San Francisco where they'll join the GPJ staff in their California office.

George P. Johnson (GPJ) has acquired Kenwood Experiences, a San Francisco-based experiential marketing agency. The strategic move supports GPJ’s rapid expansion and client growth including Macy’s; Jaguar Land Rover; Google; Salesforce; Harman; and Genesis Motors,  and will augment the company’s creative service and live production capabilities.

Kenwood Experiences was founded in 1979 as a multimedia company for corporate communications. It has a client roster including Google, Visa, Capcom and Square Enix.

"We’ve been impressed with Kenwood Experiences for years. They have a seasoned group of professionals and capabilities that align with our strategic approach and growth plans," said Chris Meyer, CEO of GPJ. "We are thrilled to welcome the talented Kenwood team to the GPJ family and combine our collective expertise."

Christina Crowley, CEO of Kenwood Experiences, added: "We greatly admire GPJ’s work and are excited to engage with their diversity of clients, from groundbreaking tech giants to auto industry titans. Being part of GPJ also opens up a terrific opportunity to leverage GPJ’s global footprint and its Project Worldwide Network to benefit our clients."

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