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Sahara Presentations Group names Mark Starkey new CEO

The AV solutions provider is looking to build on its continued financial growth

AV solutions provider Sahara Presentations Group has appointed Mark Starkey as its new CEO.

Starkey joins the company as it looks to build on another strong year of financial growth.

“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 Sahara 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. He 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.  

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”.