Chris Foster

Chris Foster

President, Global Clients at Publicis Group
New York, Etats-Unis

A propos

Focused on delivering integrated solutions to global clients, Paris-based Chris Foster leads collaboration across all of Publicis Groupe’s capabilities and talent, incorporating creative, digital, media, commerce and consulting. Chris is the Global Client Leader of PTop, the Groupe’s top body for strategic thinking, operational improvement, and accelerating growth.
Chris has been a leader within Groupe companies for 16 years, including CEO roles for Saatchi & Saatchi Asia Pacific and Greater China and Fallon USA, Head of P&G Business, and most recently Worldwide Chief Operating Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi. He has a record for sustainable growth across clients, agencies and markets, principally across the USA and Asia.
An accomplished business leader, Chris has a degree in economics and philosophy from the University of Western Ontario, and is a Grand Prix winner at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. Thought leadership positions taken by Chris in a range of broadcast interviews and conference presentations include creative leadership, the power of emotional connectivity, and the economic power and potential of Asia. Chris is married with three children.

Postes

President, Global Clients
New York, Etats-Unis
July 2016 - Actuellement ici (1 year 4 months)
Chris Foster is President, Global Clients and is focused on delivering integrated solutions across all of Publicis Groupe's capabilities and talent, incorporating creative, digital, media, commerce and consulting. Chris is the Global Client Leader of PTop, the Groupe's top body for strategic thinking, operational improvement, and accelerating growth.
Senior Vice President, Global Clients and member of the Strategic Leadership Team
New York, Etats-Unis
September 2015 - July 2016 (10 months)
Worldwide Chief Operating Officer
Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore
January 2015 - August 2015 (7 months)
Responsible for the performance and operations of Saatchi & Saatchi’s major business units in The Americas, UK and Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and for significant global client relationships and management.
Chairman & Regional CEO, Asia-Pacific and Greater China
Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore
May 2011 - December 2014 (3 years 7 months)
Drive growth throughout the region and create a united team. Regional agencies include Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan ROC, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Delivered significant revenue growth in the APAC region in 2012.
Chief Executive Officer, Fallon North America
Minneapolis, Etats-Unis
2008 - 2011 (3 years)
Executive Vice President, Global Equity Director
New York, Etats-Unis
1999 - 2008 (9 years)
Led a global team of more than 400 working on Procter & Gamble brands such as Ariel, Cascade, Dash, Ajax, and the $3 billion flagship brand, Tide.

Formation

BA, Economics & Philosophy

Western University
1984 - 1988 (4 years)

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