Chris Foster appointed as Fallon North America chief

LONDON - Chris Foster has been appointed to head up Fallon's operations in North America.

Chris Foster...new Fallon North America boss
Chris Foster...new Fallon North America boss
Foster joins as the chief executive of Fallon Minneapolis after three years at Saatchi & Saatchi New York.

There, he was executive vice president and global equity director across its Procter & Gamble global business.

Foster, who starts on April 1, will report to Kevin Roberts, the chairman of the SSF Group.

Roberts said: "Chris Foster has been an inspirational leader at Saatchi & Saatchi, leading a global team of 400 people and taking the cornerstone laundry category to new levels of brand leadership...He is strategic, creative and has executive acumen a perfect combination."

Before working at Saatchi & Saatchi New York, Foster held a number of roles in network offices including chief executive of its Japan and Korea office and previously worked in Toronto at Bozell Worldwide, Leo Burnett and FCB.