Cleveland—B-to-b publisher GIE Media announced that Chris Foster has joined the company as president-COO. Foster, who has spent the past five years on the company’s board of directors, worked at GIE Media between 1989 and 1997 in various positions, including CFO. Most recently, he was VP-product development at market research firm InsightExpress. Foster’s father, Richard Foster, is GIE Media’s chairman-CEO. GIE’s magazines serve several markets, including pest control, landscaping and recycling.