Des Moines-based Kemin Industries Inc. announced it has promoted Lauren Burt to lead all internal and external global communications as head of worldwide communications, effective immediately. Burt joined Kemin in 2016 as worldwide communications manager. Since then, she has successfully implemented various strategic global communication functions to elevate the Kemin brand footprint across multiple disciplines. Mostly recently, Burt led the company through a global rebrand and new corporate vision project in 2019. In the newly created position, Burt will lead worldwide corporate communications for all global internal and external communications at Kemin. Before joining Kemin, she was manager of corporate communications at Meredith Corp. and director of media and marketing for the Greater Des Moines Partnership.