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|IPG Leads Industry in Ad Age A-List Honors|
McCann, R/GA and MullenLowe Group Named to A-List
New York, NY – February 20, 2018 – Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) announced today that four of its agencies placed among the top spots on the Advertising Age A-List, the trade publication's prestigious annual ranking of the industry's best and most forward-thinking marketing and communications agencies. With this showing, IPG has more agencies on the A-List than any other holding company.
IPG agencies McCann, R/GA and MullenLowe ranked among the industry's best-performing agencies and MRM//McCann was named the "Agency of the Year" in the BtoB category. Additionally, IPG agencies Momentum Worldwide and Weber Shandwick were identified as "Agency Standouts" in the awards issue, and FCB received a top ranking as an "Agency to Watch." Ad Age selects agencies based on account wins, quality of work and business results delivered on behalf of their clients.
"We are very proud to be the only holding company with three or more agencies on the A-List. These results are thanks to the breadth and depth of creative talent across our entire organization," said Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic. "All three of our global creative networks – McCann, MullenLowe and FCB – are recognized in the awards issue, which is a sign that our long-standing strategy of embedding digital capabilities within all of our offerings is working with clients and the industry. Alongside R/GA, MRM//McCann, Momentum Worldwide and Weber Shandwick, IPG agencies are leading the way in the transformation of our rapidly-changing industry," Roth added.
Advertising Age named the global creative and digital networks McCann, R/GA and MullenLowe to its A-List. MRM//McCann was named the "BtoB Agency of the Year" by the publication. The experiential agency Momentum Worldwide and the public relations network Weber Shandwick were named "Agency Standouts" by Ad Age. FCB (Foote Cone & Belding) was named an "Agency to Watch," alongside O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul, in which IPG has a minority stake.