Cision Canada Appoints Terry Foster President
CHICAGO, August 8, 2011 – Cision, the leading provider of PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry, today announced the appointment of Terry G. Foster as President of Cision Canada.
Foster joins Cision Canada after an extensive management career in public relations and marketing services companies. The former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BurrellesLuce (2006-2009), Foster most recently was CEO of a Toronto-based company that supports enterprise PR, corporate communications and marketing strategies through social and traditional media and social viral video. He began his career at Durrants in London, UK, where he rose from Account Manager to Client Services Director.
Terry brings a unique blend of experience, energy and innovation to his new role. He adds significant and complementary skills to the outstanding management team in place at Cision Canada, said Joe Bernardo, Chief Executive Officer of Cision North America.
Having viewed Cision from the outside as a competitor, I ve witnessed first-hand its excellence in media and influencer research, PR software and tools, and media monitoring and analysis. I m thrilled to join the world s leader in solutions that help marketing and PR people power their stories, connect with audiences, and drive positive business outcomes, Foster said.
Foster holds M.A. and B.A. (Honours) degrees from the University of Western Ontario. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, the Institute of Public Relations, and the Software and Information Industry Association.
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.