Investor, Advisor

Chris Foster

Senior Vice President, Global Clients at Publicis Groupe

As Paris-based SVP Global Clients for Publicis Groupe, Chris Foster develops integrated solutions harnessing the best innovation talents and technology assets across the Groupe.

Chris was a senior leader in CEO and EVP roles at Saatchi & Saatchi from 1999-2015 in North America, Asia Pacific, and Greater China, and a member of the Global Leadership Team. In his role as COO Worldwide, Chris was responsible for the performance and operations of major Saatchi & Saatchi business units, and for significant client relationships, strategy and operations.

A Cannes Lions Grand Prix winner, Chris was focused for many years on global Procter & Gamble brands such as Ariel, Cascade, Dash, Ajax and the flagship Tide brand, and building deep experience on Olay and Pampers for long term brand position and near term execution.

His thought leadership has focused on creative leadership, the power of emotional connectivity, and the economic power and potential of Asia.