Ascensos provides outsourced customer support services for a range of consumer-focused brands, including KFC and Aldi. The North Lanarkshire-based company was co-founded by Dermot Jenkinson and John Devlin in 2013. To date, Ascensos has raised £12.3m in equity finance and expanded its operations to Romania, Turkey, and South Africa. The company has also taken a significant equity stake in Cape Town-based Digital Tribe to further enhance its digital and artificial intelligence customer experience propositions. Sales hit £64.9m in 2021 – a 62.7% increase from the previous year.