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.