Stuart Foster joined David C Cook in March 2022, as Chief Marketing Officer (Interim). Stuart has a track record of re-aligning marketing execution back to the vision and business objectives of some of the world’s biggest and most loved brands including L’Oréal, Moët Hennessy, Hilton, Topgolf and Hagerty. He is adept at positioning businesses effectively against the market opportunity, creating points of differentiation that are compelling, drive growth and build pricing power. Using data and insights, Stuart helps businesses transform their performance by developing effective strategies that deliver efficient marketing results.
A proven team builder, Stuart has deep functional skills across business disciplines and is a trusted partner in managing difficult business challenges. He is adept at finding new opportunities for growth, and leading high-performing, cross-functional teams through transformational change in both private and public companies. Stuart received his Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University.
Stuart was raised in an active church family and taught the importance of faith and ministry from an early age. Stuart attended Camp Dudley where he learned the power of The Other Fellow First. As a member of many churches around the world, Stuart has been involved in a variety of ministry, education and fellowship activities. An avid golfer, tennis player and runner, Stuart enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and his two Labrador Retrievers.