Kirstie Foster

Vice President, Public Relations at BCBSM, Inc.

Kirstie Foster

Kirstie Foster

Vice President, Public Relations at BCBSM, Inc.

Biography

Foster comes to Blue Cross with 15 years of public relations experience at General Mills, where she most recently served as the director of corporate and brand communications. Foster's tenure at General Mills included leadership of their corporate public relations, where she was responsible for global media relations, social media, issues management, brand public relations and executive communications.

Prior to joining General Mills, Foster spent five years at the public relations agency Weber Shandwick where she managed strategic communications campaigns for financial and consumer product organizations.

Foster holds bachelor's degrees in journalism and speech communications with honors from the University of St. Thomas.

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Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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President at Angel Foundation

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Chief Litigation Counsel at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Vice President, Chief Investment Officer & Treasurer at General Mills, Inc.

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General Counsel & Secretary at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Human Resources Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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CSO at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Revenue Development Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Chief Supply Chain Officer & Global Business Solutions Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Kirstie Foster
Vice President, Public Relations at BCBSM, Inc.
Career History
Head-Media Relations
2001 - 2016

General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It operates through the following segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores and Foodservice; Europe and Australia; and Asia and Latin America; and Pet. The North America Retail segment reflects business with a variety of grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, drug, dollar and discount chains, and e-commerce grocery providers. The Convenience Stores and Foodservice segment consists of ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, refrigerated yogurt, frozen meals, unbaked and fully baked frozen dough products, and baking mixes. The Europe and Australia segment refers to the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Europe and Australian region, which includes yogurt, meal kits, super-premium ice cream, refrigerated and frozen dough products, shelf stable vegetables, grain snacks, and dessert and baking mixes. The Asia and Latin America segment encompasses the retail and foodservice businesses in the greater Asia and South America regions, which consist of premium ice cream and frozen desserts, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, meal kits, salty and grain snacks, wellness beverages, and refrigerated yogurt. The Pet segment represents the pet food products sold primarily in the United States in specialty channels, including national pet superstore chains, regional pet store chains, neighborhood pet stores, and farm and feed stores; e-commerce retailers; military outlets; hardware stores; veterinary clinics and hospitals; and grocery and mass merchandisers. The company was founded by Cadwallader C. Washburn in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Vice President, Public Relations
2016 - Current

BCBSM, Inc. engages in the provision of health care plans and resources. It offers individual and family, medicare, employer provided, dental, vision, and international travel plans, Minnesota healthcare programs, and prescription drugs. The company was founded in 1933.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2020 - Current
Other Affiliations

Kirstie Foster is affiliated with General Mills, Inc., BCBSM, Inc., Angel Foundation

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