Changes Afoot at FCB

SAN FRANCISCO–Foote, Cone & Belding, San Francisco, has made some executive management changes, including the appointment of Ian Beavis as president.

Beavis, 47, joins the San Francisco office from FCB Seattle, where he was, and will remain, president. Dominic Whittles, 42, will assume the role of evp, managing director at the agency. He has worked for FCB, San Francisco for 17 years, most recently as director of account management. Kathryn Lewis, 48, formerly general manager of Bozell Silicon Valley will be heading north to San Francisco to assume the post of evp, operations.

And, following a two-and-a-half-year stint as both CEO of FCB, SF and Worldwide, creative director, Geoff Thompson, will resume his worldwide role full time. Thompson, 58, will continue to work out of the San Francisco office.