Kirstie Foster
Kirstie Foster

CHS Inc, the giant agribusiness cooperative, has named Kirstie Foster as senior VP, marketing communications.

She was most recently VP of brand, communications and social responsibility at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

Foster previously spent 15 years with General Mills, where she was director of corporate and brand communications. Prior to joining General Mills, Foster was an account supervisor at Weber Shandwick.

In her new post at the St. Paul-based company, Foster is responsible for advancing and growing the CHS image and reputation across all global brands and services and leading internal and external communications, executive support, advertising, and all CHS digital platforms.

“Kirstie is a terrific addition to the CHS leadership team and brings deep experience and impressive accomplishments to our enterprise marketing communications organization," said CHS senior VP, enterprise transformation, and chief information officer David Black.

CHS chalked up $38B in revenues and generated $554M in net income for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31.