Press Release


Interpublic Declares Quarterly Dividend

July 25, 2002 at 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK, Jul 25, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. today declared a dividend of 9-1/2 cents per share, payable in cash on September 16, 2002, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2002.

The Interpublic Group of Companies is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Its four global operating groups are McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, The Partnership, FCB Group and Advanced Marketing Services. Major global brands include Draft Worldwide, Foote, Cone & Belding Worldwide, Golin/Harris International, Initiative Media, Lowe Worldwide, McCann-Erickson, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: IPG), the Company's revenue was $6.7 billion in 2001.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Philippe Krakowsky, 212/399-8088
Susan V. Watson, 212/399-8208

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