Press Release


Interpublic Announces 2005 Annual Shareholders' Meeting and Record Date

October 5, 2005 at 12:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK, Oct 05, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE: IPG) announced today that its board of directors has called its 2005 annual meeting of shareholders to be held on November 14, 2005. The record date for determining which shareholders of Interpublic are entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the meeting is the close of business on September 20, 2005. Details of the location, time and agenda for the meeting will be included in Interpublic's proxy materials.

About Interpublic

Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing-services companies. Major global brands include Draft, Foote Cone & Belding Worldwide, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Deutsch and Hill Holliday.

SOURCE: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

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