Category: North America Leadership

Chris Foster


Chris Foster is President, North America for Burson Cohn & Wolfe. Prior to his current role, Foster was Burson-Marsteller’s Worldwide Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer. Foster worked with the agency’s CEO and regional leaders on

Kyle Farnham

U.S. Vice President; Chair, U.S. Consumer and Brand Marketing Practice

Kyle Farnham is Chair, U.S. Consumer and Brand Marketing Practice. He is responsible for building the practice’s extensive portfolio and helping grow consumer brands. Kyle spent the past 17 years as Managing

Helaine Klasky

U.S. Vice President; Chair, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis Practice

Helaine S Klasky is Chair, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis Practice. In this role, Helaine is responsible for building the practice’s extensive client portfolio and helping clients achieve their corporate and

Michael Fleischer

General Manager; President, Direct Impact

Michael Fleischer, President of Direct Impact, has nearly 20 years of experience in government and public affairs, specializing in regulatory and legislative communications. Michael has expertise in designing and implementing advocacy campaigns at the federal and

Gary R. Koops

Chair, Global Media Practice

Gary Koops is a Managing Director and Chair of the Global Media Practice at Burson-Marsteller. He has served as a senior client counselor at Burson-Marsteller since 1996 and now leads a team of dedicated media relations and

Kate Triggs

Chief Client Officer

Kate Triggs is Chief Client Officer of Burson-Marsteller’s U.S. region. She works closely with U.S. CEO Mike Fernandez to build client relationships, ensure access to Burson-Marsteller’s full suite of services and implement best practices in client service nationwide.

Maury Lane

President, Burson Campaigns

Maury Lane became president of Burson Campaigns, a new corporate issues management unit of Burson-Marsteller on June 1, 2011. Burson Campaigns helps corporations and individuals manage issues critical to reputation, business operations and development and is part of

Andrew O’Brien

Managing Director, Global Client Lead, New England Market Leader

Andrew O’Brien is Managing Director and Global Client Lead for Bank of America and Burson-Marsteller’s New England Market Leader. In his role, O’Brien serves as lead for the firm’s business in Boston