Beth Lester Sidhu is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at the Stagwell Group. Beth manages Stagwell’s acquisition operations and leads its innovative shared services function across new business, marketing, product and technology development. She is also the executive sponsor for Stagwell’s largest cross-company engagements.
Beth has focused her career at the intersection of business, news and politics. Prior to joining Stagwell, Beth was the creative mind behind POLITICO’s award-winning live events division. Beth started the team, working across the editorial leadership and POLITICO’s strategic partners from the Fortune 500 such as Microsoft, Starbucks, and Bank of America. During her tenure, she hosted early 500 successful events around the nation and developed new ways to present events digitally.
Previously, Beth held leadership roles for public relations firm Burson-Marsteller and international polling firm Penn, Schoen & Berland, where she had the opportunity to work with clients like BP, Ford Motor Company and Merck. Prior, Beth worked CBS News, where she was a Producer in the CBS Political Unit.
Beth received a master’s degree in International Relations from King’s College at Cambridge University and graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Relations.