Sherpa names new CSD amid other hires

Sherpa New hires

Award-winning global channel agency Sherpa has announced the hire of Sam Batstone, the agency’s newly appointed Client Services Director, alongside new Channel Growth Executive, Shiv Sharma and Account Executive, Eshita Shah. 

Sherpa new hires

The hires continue the agency’s period of growth and focus on bolstering resource and talent.

In her new role as Client Services Director, Batstone (centre, main pic) will lead and manage all operations for sherpa working closely with CEO, Tom Perry, to help support a high performing client team, drive excellence in commercial management, and enable further agency growth.

Coming from Creation Agency, where she was Business Director, Batstone brings over 20 years of agency experience to her role at Sherpa.

Sharma (right, main pic) will be working in the business development team, reporting into the agency’s Channel Growth Specialist Carolyn Wakeling. 

He will work on increasing the scope of Sherpa’s current outreach, focusing on the US market and Partner_Activate.com, Sherpa’s new platform solution.

Shah (left, main pic) will work on the client services team, with a specific focus on accounts that deliver incentives, MDF and communications solutions to Sherpa’s roster of global tech Partners.

“Joining Sherpa at this pivotal time in their global expansion is an exciting prospect”, said Batstone.

“The opportunity to be fully immersed in channel with a company whose capabilities and vision will change the landscape, coupled with the chance to lead a team of subject-matter experts is why I am enthused about this opportunity. 

“I am really looking forward to helping both our current and prospective clients, as well as the Sherpa team, meet the opportunities for today and the future.”

CEO Perry, said: “The agency is going from strength to strength at the moment and having another three amazing team members join Sherpa is really encouraging. 

“Hiring people who have a genuine passion for what we offer is really great to see and bolstering our senior team with the hire of Sam is another great step towards our ambitious growth targets.”