The World: Minneapolis - Foster lands CEO position at Fallon Minneapolis

Chris Foster, the executive vice-president and global equity director at Saatchi & Saatchi New York, has been appointed as the chief executive of Fallon Minneapolis.

Foster will join the agency on 1 April, ending a three-year stint at Saatchi & Saatchi New York, where he was responsible for the agency's Procter & Gamble homecare business.

Foster will now report to the SSF group chairman, Kevin Roberts.

Roberts said: "Chris Foster has been an inspirational leader at Saatchis, leading a global team of 400 people and taking the cornerstone laundry category to new levels of brand leadership."