/ Chris Sahota

Founder & CEO

Chris is the founding partner and CEO of Ciesco with over 25 years’ experience in the digital, media, marketing and technology sectors. He has proven himself to be a global business leader with a clear vision for transformation, business strategy, talent development and operational excellence.

Chris has a history of building strong relationships with CEO’s, boards and management to deliver results-oriented cohesive teams and shareholder value. He has unique deal making experience with practical exposure to all aspects of M&A, divestments and capital raises in industry and as an M&A advisor.

Prior to founding Ciesco, Chris was as Chief Operating Officer of Europe, Middle East & Africa for McCann WorldGroup, the world’s largest marketing communications company, and also the groups Global Head of M&A.

Before that he was based in New York where he managed the North American Operations of the largest global media agency network, Initiative Media. Chris has also held regional board level positions across numerous countries including international operations of Foote Cone & Belding (FCB) and Bozell Worldwide.

He has worked with some of the World’s leading global brands across several verticals including auto groups DaimlerChrysler and General Motors to technology giants, Samsung and Microsoft.