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Ben Famous

Managing Director

E. enquiries-us@fgsglobal.com
L. Los Angeles
Ben Famous

Contact Info

E. enquiries-us@fgsglobal.com

L. Los Angeles

Life at FGS Global

Based in Los Angeles, provides strategic communications and public affairs counsel across a broad range of challenges and clients.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Followed a love of salad to Sweetgreen and CAVA. Served as spokesperson for U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Debbie Stabenow.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Saint Louis native raised on provel cheese, toasted ravioli, and Ted Drewes. Husband and dog dad.

As a Managing Director on the FGS Global’s Food team, Ben Famous leverages his experience in political and corporate communications to help clients navigate an increasingly complex media, cultural, and public affairs landscape.

Before joining FGS Global, Ben was the Head of Strategic Communications and Brand Marketing at CAVA, a leading Mediterranean culinary brand. In his role, Ben led media and public relations, executive positioning, customer experience, and brand development. Prior to CAVA, Ben built and led the communications and public relations team for fast-casual chain Sweetgreen – focusing on message and strategy development, executive and brand positioning, issue and crisis management, and corporate social responsibility.

Prior to his time in the private sector, Ben served as Communications Director and National Press Secretary to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. During his time on the Committee, he led the messaging and communications strategy around the passage of one of the most contentious food policy fights of the past decade – the nation’s first ever mandatory requirement for the labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods. He also served in various roles for the senior U.S. Senator for Ohio.

Ben is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife Samantha, son Arthur, and their pup Pete.

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