MONDAY 28 MAR 2022 4:01 PM


Global channel agency Sherpa today announces 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.

In her new role as client services director, Sam 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, Sam brings over 20 years of agency experience to her role at Sherpa.

Sam Batstone, client services director at Sherpa says, “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.”

Shiv 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, Sherpa’s new platform solution.

Eshita 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.

Tom Perry, CEO and founder of Sherpa says, “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.”