President, ACS Group
Chris Batson brings more than 25 years of experience in general management and corporate finance to the ACS team. As President of ACS Group, Chris has overall responsibility for all field operations and operating brands, (Analysts, AIC, ComforceHealth, and HireGenics). As President, Chris is tasked with driving organic growth strategies and managing all sales operations teams.
Chris joins ACS from his most recent position as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Ciber North America. There he had full profit and loss responsibility for the division and managed sales, recruiting, and delivery across six regions and four practice areas. In his six years at Ciber, Chris also held the role of Chief Financial Officer of the division and management of Ciber’s offshore centers in India and Poland. In this role, he helped lead Ciber North America to four years of consecutive profitability and revenue growth through improved sales execution, overhead containment, greater use of offshore delivery, and the introduction of new solution offerings.
Prior to joining Ciber, Chris also spent time working in the business process outsourcing arena. He spent five years with TeleTech Holdings, Inc. in various financial management positions including Chief Financial Officer for TeleTech’s European business unit as well as Treasurer and Vice President of the corporation. As CFO of the company’s European business, he helped manage a turnaround of the region from a significant loss to profitability.