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INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES, INC. : INTERPUBLIC GROUP SOLUTION SELECTED AS ZURICH'S GLOBAL MARKETING AGENCY

INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES, INC. : INTERPUBLIC GROUP SOLUTION SELECTED AS
                       ZURICH'S GLOBAL MARKETING AGENCY

New York, NY - May 3, 2013 - Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) has announced today
that it has been named as Zurich Insurance Group's (Zurich) new global
marketing agency.

The IPG solution includes an integrated Network Leadership Team (NLT) led by
McCann Worldgroup, including resources from McCann Erickson, MRM and UM. The
future assignment will be led by McCann Worldgroup and covers advertising,
media and digital/interactive marketing services across Zurich's segments and
geographies. It is planned that the NLT will provide unified marketing
services operating in all global geographies, ensuring the Zurich brand is
efficiently and effectively brought to life. The parties are working towards
contract signing.

Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic Group, said, "We are honored
to be selected by Zurich and to have the opportunity to contribute to their
business in a meaningful way globally. This kind of integrated model is one
that we have championed at our company, and it's a model that's tailor made
for a company like Zurich."



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About McCann Worldgroup

Part of Interpublic Group, McCann Worldgroup is a leading global marketing
company with 23,000 employees in more than 120 countries comprising McCann
Erickson (advertising), MRM (digital marketing/relationship management),
Momentum (event marketing/promotion), McCann Health (professional/dtc
communications), CRAFT (global adaptation and production), UM (media
management), Weber Shandwick (public relations), and FutureBrand
(consulting/design).

About Interpublic

Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising
agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include
Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Huge, Initiative, Jack
Morton Worldwide, Lowe and Partners, MAGNA GLOBAL, McCann, Momentum, MRM,
Octagon, R/GA, UM and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include
Campbell Ewald; Campbell Mithun; Carmichael Lynch; Deutsch, a Lowe and
Partners Company; Gotham Inc.; Hill Holliday; ID Media; Mullen and The Martin
Agency. For more information, please visit www.interpublic.com.

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McCann Contact Information

Jeremy Miller (Press)

(646) 865 3858

Interpublic Contact Information

Tom Cunningham (Press)
(212) 704-1326

Jerry Leshne (Analysts, Investors)
(212) 704-1439

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