ICON is one of the top ten Best Places to Work in CT

             ICON is one of the top ten Best Places to Work in CT

PR Newswire

STAMFORD, Conn., April 2, 2013

STAMFORD, Conn., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ICON International, a specialty
finance company engaged in corporate barter, was ranked eighth among the
small/medium company category in Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2013.

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This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor
the best employers in Connecticut, benefitting the state's economy, workforce
and businesses. The program was created by the Hartford Business Journal Best
Companies Group and sponsored by The Hooker & Holcombe Companies.

"We are proud to have made this list for the sixth consecutive year," says
Richard Upton, executive vice president of operations at ICON International.
"Our people are our greatest asset. Together we have built ICON into what it
is today—over 27% of the employees have been here for more than 10 years."

ICON competed against many other companies statewide for the position. The
Best Companies to Work for in CT are selected based on a stringent two-part
employee survey process conducted by a third party. The first part of the
survey consisted of an evaluation of each nominated company's workplace
policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part was
designed to measure employee experience. The combined scores determined the
top companies and the final ranking.

ICON scored high marks in the following categories: (1) organization
philosophy (2) individual employee opinion and (3) team infrastructure.
Employees also expressed gratification with the company's strong leadership,
compensation and benefits, support for work-life balance, communication
practices and corporate citizenship.

When asked about the chances of obtaining a position at ICON, Dawn Montelione,
director of human resources, responded, "Teamwork and entrepreneurialism form
the basis of our culture here at ICON; it is one of the reasons we have been
so successful. However, our growth requires us to continually search for
outstanding sales and media talent." If you are interested in working at ICON
please email your resume to jobs@iconinternational.com. According to the
employees, ICON is one of the Best Places to work in Connecticut!

About ICON International

ICON International is a specialized finance company engaged in corporate
barter to help companies restore value to underperforming assets and fund
corporate expenses.

ICON is a subsidiary of Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC), a strategic holding company
that manages a portfolio of global market leaders. Omnicom's companies operate
in the disciplines of advertising, marketing services, specialty
communications, interactive/digital media and media buying services.

For more information, please call (203) 328-2300, email
info@iconinternational.com or visit www.iconinternational.com.

SOURCE ICON International

Website: http://www.iconinternational.com
Contact: Kelly Emmert, (203) 505-3687, kemmert@iconinternational.com
 
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