Christopher Foskett is Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate and Business Development at First Data. He reports directly to Chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano and is also a member of First Data’s Management Committee.
Chris joined First Data in May 2014 as the Head of Global, Strategic & National Accounts, where he was responsible for helping grow the company’s largest financial institution, retail, government, and business clients.
Prior to his arrival at First Data, Chris spent three years at J.P. Morgan, where he was head of JPM Treasury Services North America and head of global sales.
Chris also spent 18 years at Citi in a number of key executive roles, including global head of mergers and acquisitions, head of global sales for Transaction Services and global head of the Financial Institutions Group in the Corporate Bank.
Chris is a member of the Board of Directors of Verisk Analytics (VRSK), an NASD firm with over $10 billion in market capitalization, and is the company’s chairman of the audit committee and serves on the finance committee.
Chris lives in New York City with his wife and three children.