Sasan has lived advertising for over two decades, across brands, business sectors and multiple regions of the world. Starting and building his career in North America, he is a strategic planner by trait and has spent most of his career focused on international markets and building global brands.
Today, Sasan is the Global Client Leader for Nestlé at Wunderman Thompson/WPP. He leads and manages the Global relationship and business of the Vevey based client worldwide and across Americas, EMEA and APAC, with responsibility over teams and personnel across the Globe managing some of the most Iconic Nestle brands in the world. Nestle is amongst the top 10 clients for WPP & Wunderman Thompson.
Prior to taking on this Global role, he was the Regional CEO for J. Walter Thompson. Sasan has also held management roles with agencies such as; McCann FP7 and BBDO and started and built his career with Saatchi & Saatchi North America & FCB Canada.
Sasan is an international industry speaker (Cannes Lions, Effies, IAA Global Congress, AdForum, Dubai Lynx to name a few) and academic lecturer who enjoys sharing his love and knowledge of the communication and creative industry regularly.
Sasan is an also an active member of the International Advertising Association (IAA) and soon to be Global President. He has been with the IAA since 2014 and is currently the Global Senior Vice President.
Currently studying for his DBA degree; he is an avid listener and reader of everything; a big fan of world cultures, fashion and interior design. He loves his two sons, Sammy and Alexander, and Basketball.