NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2008--The Interpublic (NYSE: IPG) Women's Leadership Network (WLN), an IPG-wide organization that promotes the advancement, retention and recruitment of women, sponsored a live webcast event on April 29th in Chicago. The event was simulcast in 12 markets around the US and London. Nearly 1,000 members of the IPG network turned out to enjoy the event. Attendees represented a diverse array of IPG companies including McCann, Draftfcb, Gotham, Universal McCann, Initiative, Weber Shandwick, Hill Holliday, Mullen and many others.
The keynote address delivered by Genevieve Bos, Founder of PINK Magazine, was followed by a thought-provoking discussion featuring panelists Nina DiSesa, Chairman of McCann NY, Margo Georgiadis, CMO Discover Financial Services, and Kerri Martin, Founder of Goosebumps! and former CMO of Volkswagen. Topics included mentoring, networking and other strategies for career advancement for women in the corporate world.
Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen, The Martin Agency and R/GA. For more information, please visit www.interpublic.com.
Philippe Krakowsky, 212-704-1328
Jerry Leshne, 212-704-1439