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Advertising and public relations executive

James Henry Foster, American advertising and public relations executive. Board directors Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service, since 2008, board treasurer, since 2010, Fort Lewis College Foundation, since 2004, secretary, 2005-2006, vice president, 2006-2007, chairman, since 2008. Member Union League Club (New York City), Petroleum Club, Glacier Club.

Background

Foster, James Henry was born on May 14, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Wendell F. and Lillian M. (East) Foster.

Education

Bachelor, Drake University, 1955. Postgraduate, Drake University, 1957.

Career

Reporter, editor, Des Moines (Iowa) Register, 1951-1961; public relations and advertising executive, J. Walter Thompson Company. New York City, 1961-1973, 79-99; vice president, J. Walter Thompson Company. New York City, 1970-1973; senior vice president, general manager, Brouillard Communications division, New York City, 1979-1981; executive vice president, general manager, Brouillard Communications division, New York City, 1981-1984; president, Chief Executive Officer, Brouillard Communications division, New York City, 1984-1994; chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Brouillard Communications, 1994-1997; chairman, Brouillard Communications, 1997-1999; chairman emeritus, Brouillard Communications, since 1999; vice president public affairs, Western Union Corporation, Uppper Saddle River, 1973-1979; president, Reputation Management Strategies, Durango, Colorado, since 1999.

Membership

Board directors Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service, since 2008, board treasurer, since 2010, Fort Lewis College Foundation, since 2004, secretary, 2005-2006, vice president, 2006-2007, chairman, since 2008. Member Union League Club (New York City), Petroleum Club, Glacier Club.

Connections

father:
Wendell F. Foster

mother:
Lillian M. (East) Foster