Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) On October 25, 2017, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Patrick Q. Moore as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Moore will also serve on each of the Company’s Audit and Compensation and Leadership Talent Committees. With the appointment of Mr. Moore, the Company’s Board will consist of eleven directors.
Mr. Moore’s compensation for his service as a director will be consistent with that of the Company's other non-management directors, as described in the Company’s proxy statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 13, 2017, under “Non-Management Director Compensation.”
A copy of the Company’s press release relating to this director appointment is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:
Exhibit 99.1: Press release of the Company, dated October 27, 2017.