BARKER hired Robert Kellner as senior vice president, strategy. A newly created position, Kellner will oversee new business development strategy and outreach for the agency while working with
president and chief idea officer John Barker to identify new growth opportunities. Most recently, he served as senior vice president, business development for Skyline Genesis Event Marketing. While
there, Kellner was responsible for providing strategic insight and guidance to clients around trade shows and event marketing initiatives. "We are pleased to welcome Robert to our team," said Barker.
"His 20 years of business development experience and strategic thinking will serve as a major asset to our firm as we connect with senior level marketers who continue to face big challenges and need
unique perspective." Current BARKER clients include PepsiCo, P&G, Estee Lauder, NYU, IDB Bank and PDI Healthcare.