Sahara Presentations Group Appoints Mark Starkey as Chief Executive Officer

Sahara Presentations Group, has announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Mark Starkey as Chief Executive Officer.

The appointment of Mark Starkey is an indication of the company’s positive position within the market as it looks into the future after another strong year of financial growth and award-winning success.

“Sahara’s distribution and manufacturing businesses have acquired great market share in recent years and the board is pleased to appoint Mark Starkey as the CEO to drive the company forward,” said Owner Kevin Batley. “We believe Mark is the ideal person to implement our growth strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead as it continues to disrupt the digital unified communications marketplace,” he added.

Having graduated with a degree in Economics, Starkey is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 22 years technology industry experience and over 18 years of that in senior commercial management roles. Starkey joined Logicalis from EY in 1998 and had various roles including Finance Director, COO and Managing Director before moving to EMC / Dell in 2015 to run Software Defined Solutions across EMEA and latterly Director of Sales Strategy across Western Europe.

Mark has a strong track record of execution as a leader in the industry and is delighted to join the team at Sahara as it rapidly expands its strategy for growth across North America and EMEA.

Incoming CEO Mark Starkey said “I am honoured to have the opportunity to head up the talented Sahara leadership team as we take the next step in the exciting future of technology advancement. Clevertouch is the market leader in Interactive Flat Panel Displays here in the UK and we know we can rapidly expand upon that position across the Education and Corporate space. Our recent partnership with Zoom and the rapid deployment of Unified Communications solutions means that Clevertouch is well positioned as the market develops”.

About Sahara Presentation Systems PLC:

With a history beginning in 1924, Sahara Presentations Group PLC is a privately held specialist AV solutions provider. As both a manufacturer and distributor of AV products, the Sahara Presentations Group delivers solutions to a wide customer base in over 70 countries across the globe.

The Group’s HQ is in London, with international offices in Scandinavia, DACH region, France and USA.


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Published by Sahara AV on 28 May 2020