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2014-09-29 12:26:40

BBDO Awarded Network of the Year and PHD Wins Media Network of the Year NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies continued their winning streak at the Spikes Asia Festival, co-organized by the Lions Festivals, sponsors of Cannes Lions. BBDO received the night's top honor, winning Network of the Year, with DDB placing second. This marked the second time in three years that BBDO was named Network of the Year at Spikes, and Omnicom...

2014-09-29 00:20:59

Omnicom Agencies Showcase Creative and Digital Marketing Expertise during the Weeklong Event (Sept. 29th - October 3rd) NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC), a leading global advertising and marketing communications company, announced today that they are the first holding company to partner with Atlas on the launch of their new ad serving platform. The strategic partnership will provide first-mover advantages to Omnicom clients who want the benefits of...

2014-09-22 20:21:40

Omnicom Veteran, Philip Angelastro, is named his successor NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) today announced that Randall Weisenburger has stepped down as the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer to return to private equity. Omnicom's Board of Directors has appointed Philip Angelastro, currently Omnicom's Senior Vice President Finance and Controller, as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer....

2014-09-09 08:28:06

Acquisition Extends Adelphi's Worldwide Multi-Perspective Healthcare Solutions LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adelphi Worldwide, part of The DAS Group of Companies (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC), announced today that it has acquired The Planning Shop international (TPSi,) a London-based healthcare brand and research agency. TPSi will join Adelphi's portfolio of healthcare evidence and solutions businesses, strengthening even further their global research and...

2014-07-31 16:26:41

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) announced today the amendment and extension of its multiyear revolving credit facility to July 2019. Amounts available for borrowings under the facility are unchanged at $2.5 billion. The facility includes a provision to increase the commitment by up to $500 million without further amendment at the option of Omnicom. The agreement also now includes an option to extend the facility for an additional year at both...

2014-07-22 12:28:18

Omnicom to Provide End-to-End Marketing Communications Services Across SAP's Global Footprint WALLDORF, Germany, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has consolidated its global account for communications, advertising, media and other marketing services with Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110126/AQ34470LOGO "Omnicom's agencies delivered us a compelling, end-to-end vision for the next generation of the SAP...

2014-07-22 08:26:19

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) today announced that its worldwide revenue in the second quarter of 2014 increased 6.4% to $3,870.9 million from $3,637.0 million in the second quarter of 2013. Domestic revenue for the second quarter of 2014 increased 7.8% to $2,053.3 million compared to $1,904.0 million in the second quarter of 2013. International revenue increased 4.9% to $1,817.6 million compared to $1,733.0 million in the second quarter of...

2014-07-21 16:25:17

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) today announced that Peter Sherman, Executive Vice President, will assume Troy Ruhanen's former position and responsibility for driving innovation and cross-agency collaboration for the company's largest clients effective immediately. Earlier this month, Mr. Ruhanen was appointed President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/129069 "Cross-agency and discipline collaboration is...

2014-07-21 08:26:46

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom's DAS Group of Companies (DAS) today announced that it has acquired a minority interest in In Press, a leading public relations agency in Brazil. In Press has been an affiliate of DAS public relations company Porter Novelli since 1999. "We are excited to formalize our long-standing relationship with In Press," said Dale Adams, Chairman and CEO of DAS. "Brazil is an important market for both our clients and our businesses, and this...

2014-07-18 08:22:43

NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per outstanding share of the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 8, 2014 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on September 23, 2014. About OmnicomOmnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and...


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