Nicholas Kerestegian

With over 15 years of experience across multiple industries, Nicholas serves as the agency’s Vice President of Business Strategy & Operations. Previously, as chief of staff, he worked directly with agency principals to develop strategic initiatives while enhancing agency processes and operations. He is currently responsible for leading the creative operations team, studio & production departments, pricing & procurement, IT infrastructure, and legal.

Nicholas, who lived over 17 years in Chile, was an entrepreneur who founded businesses in the hospitality industry and led multiple high-end real estate ventures. Prior to Republica Havas, he served as business development manager for the Chilean software company, Planok S.A. While there, he implemented customized SaaS platforms for large corporate construction and real estate firms and was responsible for the operations and client service departments.

Nicholas received a Bachelors of Arts in Marketing & Advertising, and an MBA, from the Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD) in Chile.