Publicis FY 2012 - Interview with CEO Maurice Lévy

  Publicis FY 2012 - Interview with CEO Maurice Lévy

Business Wire

PARIS -- February 14, 2013

Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group, reports
full-year results for 2012. Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy comments on
results and outlook.

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Topics covered in the interview include:
- Comments on 2012 results
- Comments on Q4
- Trends by geographical zone
- Pricing pressure
- Outlook for 2013
- Ad exchange platforms
- Digital acquisitions
- Merger of LBI and Digitas
- Dividend

About Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe is the world's third largest communications group. In
addition, it is ranked as the world's second largest media counsel and buying
group, and is the first global network in digital and healthcare
communications. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, the
Groupe employs approximately 45,000 professionals.

Publicis Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of
advertising services through three global advertising networks, Leo Burnett,
Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi, and two multi-hub networks, Fallon and 49%-owned
Bartle Bogle Hegarty. Media consultancy and buying is offered through the two
first ranked worldwide networks, Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia;
and interactive and digital marketing led by the tow first ranked Digitas and
Razorfish networks.

Publicis Groupe launched VivaKi to leverage the combined scale of the
autonomous operations of Digitas, Razorfish, Starcom MediaVest Group, Denuo
and ZenithOptimedia to develop new services, tools, and next generation
digital platforms.

Publicis Groupe's specialized agencies and marketing services offer healthcare
communications with Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG, the first
network in healthcare communication), sustainability communications and
multicultural communications. With MS&L Group, the sixth PR and events
network, Publicis Groupe expertise ranges from corporate and financial
communications to public relations and public affairs, branding, social media
marketing and events, sports marketing and events.


Publicis Groupe
Investor Relations
Martine Hue, +33 (0)1 44 43 65 00
Corporate Communications
Peggy Nahmany, +33 (0)1 44 43 72 83
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