Marc Sands

Marc Sands joined Christie’s as Chief Marketing Officer in March 2014.  Based in London, he is responsible for leading and setting the strategic direction of the global marketing function, focusing on building the brand and through marketing activities, invite and engage the broader client base wishing to connect with art.

Marc has over 20 years’ experience in the marketing industry. Most recently he held the position as Director of Media and Audiences at the Tate, where he was responsible for developing the brand across multiple media platforms bringing the brand to a wider, more diverse audience. Marc was responsible for all digital activity, successfully building a strong social media presence. He was central in developing the Tate’s digital transformation programme.

Prior to that, Marc was the Marketing Director at the Guardian Media Group; he was credited for his successes in enhancing and developing their brands which saw the group win a number of awards. He has also held positions at London Weekend Television/Granada Television, where in his role as Brand Marketing Director he built the brand for ONdigital. He has also worked in directorial/managerial roles at HHCL & Partners, Still Price Lintas and Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson. Marc graduated from Cambridge University with a BA Hons degree, and later gained an MBA from the University of Bradford.