New York, NY - November 17, 2014 -Today, five Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) agencies were named Best Places to Work in Advertising & Media by Advertising Age, making IPG the most awarded holding company of the year. The "Best Places to Work" list tracks companies that attract, develop, and reward the best minds in the marketing, technology and media industries. Advertising Age surveyed more than 20,000 people and looked at compensation, benefits packages and hiring practices, as well as work-life balance to determine the results.
The IPG agencies named "Best Places to Work" include Carmichael Lynch, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Tierney, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, TM, headquartered in Dallas, TX, UM and Weber Shandwick, both headquartered in New York, NY. The IPG agencies named to the list span geographies and marketing disciplines, including advertising, media, digital and public relations. With five of the forty companies named "Best Places to Work," IPG led the industry by a wide margin.
"Talent is the number one differentiator in a creative industry like ours. If we're able to attract, nurture and retain the best people at our companies, everything else comes together. We do better work, we win new clients, and we have more pride in our company," commented Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic Group. "We couldn't be more proud of these IPG agencies - Carmichael Lynch, Tierney, TM, UM and Weber Shandwick. It's gratifying that Ad Age recognized what we've always known was true - IPG agencies are the best places to work," Roth concluded.
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Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include BPN, FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding), FutureBrand, Golin, Huge, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe and Partners, MAGNA GLOBAL, McCann, Momentum, MRM//McCann, Octagon, R/GA, UM and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Avrett Free Ginsberg, Campbell Mithun, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, ID Media, Mullen and The Martin Agency. For more information, please visit www.interpublic.com.
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