Interviews with Chris Foster

Going hand in hand

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: How can profit and purpose be strategically aligned in Singapore’s competitive business environment? Philanthropy is the wrong way to look at this issue. When businesses engage in CSR, those “efforts” by definition ..

Quintessentially Singaporean

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: What do you think is distinctive about the Singapore identity? How might it evolve in the years ahead? For some reason the universe keeps pulling me back to Singapore, I can’t keep away. I love its dynamism, clear-sightedness, ..

Purpose over paycheque

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: Why do you think the level of employee engagement in Singapore is below-average, compared to other countries? How might an employer spark enthusiasm and boost the sense of commitment in staff? It’s not my experience that ..

Dogged determination

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: What are you as a business leader looking forward to, for company or country, in the Year of the Dog? In 2018, my focus is aligned with the Year of the Dog. A new start; action, effort and caution exercised in harmony, with ..

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: Should Singapore’s foreign manpower curbs be relaxed for certain sectors? How might businesses raise the productivity of their staff? Singapore is a world city. Since 1965 it has achieved miraculous progress on all fronts ..

Stopping the lies, half-truths and smears

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: Should Singapore introduce a law to deal with online falsehoods? How else could we stem the scourge of fake news? I’m not sure it’s fake news that’s the problem. I think the root of the problem lies in the fact ..

BUSINESS TIMES – This Week’s Topic: Has the headline economic growth optimism filtered down to the business bottom line? OUR clients who have embraced the power of AI and the creative intelligence it unleashes for their customers are the ones able to experience ..

The Latest Trends in Advertising

Chris Foster, worldwide chief operating officer of Saatchi & Saatchi, visited the Milan offices of the agency to take stock of the strategies adopted by the network at the international level, even after the recent reorganization developed by CEO Robert Senior, based ..

Bloomberg Live Creativity

BLOOMBERG – Live Creativity injects live-ness into brands through creating and fueling shareable ideas at the speed of culture. Chris Foster, Chairman and Regional CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Asia-Pacific, introduces the concept on Bloomberg Asia’s BrandStanding, ..

India Money Control

MONEYCONTROL.COM – It has been five months since Publicis acquired Law & Kenneth, merging it with Saatchi & Saatchi’s Indian operations to create a new entity – L&K Saatchi & Saatchi. What are the opportunities that L&K Saatchi & ..

Minds of Millionaires

ICS MINDS OF MILLIONAIRES – Chris Foster, Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Asia-Pacific, was interviewed on by ‘Minds of Millionaires’ one of the most popular financial TV programs broadcast in English on ICS (International Channel Shanghai) and CCTV ..