Christopher Barnes Named President of Escalent
Escalent is pleased to announce it has named Christopher Barnes as the company’s president. In this new role, Barnes is responsible for leading a global team of executives to grow their sector’s business and profitability, building long-lasting, impactful relationships with clients, and identifying opportunities for investment, partnerships and alliances. He joined Escalent in 2016 and most recently held the position of chief commercial officer. Barnes remains on the company’s Executive Committee and continues reporting into CEO Melissa Sauter.
“Chris is an exceptional leader who is equally skilled at driving value for clients and motivating teams to achieve their goals,” said Sauter. “Years ago, Escalent set in motion a clear purpose and vision for the business, and Chris has been instrumental in helping us realize that vision and establish strong relationships with our employees, clients and shareholders. I look forward to the next chapter of Escalent’s journey with Chris serving as president.”