June 19, 2008

Williams-Labadie Appoints Senior Account Supervisor

Williams-Labadie, part of the Publicis Healthcare Communications Group network, announced today the appointment of Frank Bartco to Senior Account Supervisor reporting to Jim Grossman, Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor.

Frank will be responsible for the Astellas business, supervising the Adenoscan and Lexiscan promotional accounts. Prior to joining Williams-Labadie, Frank was President of Trio Applications where he developed the branding and marketing strategy to bring proprietary CME technology to market.

"We are very pleased to have Frank join our team," stated Randy Isaacson, Executive Vice President, Williams-Labadie. He brings a wealth of experience in the healthcare industry, technology forum, as well as extensive management background."

About Williams-Labadie

Founded in 1990, Williams-Labadie, LLC, is a full-service healthcare agency offering integrated services directed at both consumers and professionals. The company provides advertising, direct marketing, brand identity and strategic services to its clients. Williams-Labadie is a member of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group. Website: www.williamslabadie.com

About Publicis Healthcare Communications Group

The Healthcare Group is a fully-integrated division of Publicis Groupe SA. As one of the largest healthcare communications groups in the world, Publicis Healthcare has more than 2,700 employees in 10 countries. Worldwide services include advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, and medical and scientific affairs. Publicis Healthcare offers its clients a strategic partnership, a strong focus on ensuring value for their marketing spend, and exceptional performance on their assignments. Web site: www.publicishealthcare.com

About Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris: FR0000130577) is the world's fourth largest communications group and its second largest media counsel and buying group. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, Publicis employs approximately 40,000 professionals. Its activities include advertising, through three autonomous global networks--Leo Burnett, Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi--and through its two multi-hub networks, Fallon Worldwide and 49%-owned Bartle Bogle Hegarty; media consultancy and buying through two worldwide networks, ZenithOptimedia and Starcom MediaVest Group; and marketing services and specialized communications including direct marketing, public relations, corporate and financial communications, event communications, multicultural and healthcare communications. Web site: www.publicisgroupe.com.