Press Release


Interpublic Group of Companies Announces Date of Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter Financial Results

April 30, 2004 at 9:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2004--Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., (NYSE: IPG) will be releasing first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2004, on Friday, May 7, before the market opens. At 8:30 a.m. EST, management will conduct a live call to be broadcast simultaneously over the Internet to review the company's results. David Bell, Chairman and CEO, and Chris Coughlin, Chief Operating Officer and CFO, will host the earnings call.

Individuals wishing to participate can join the conference call by dialing 888-396-2386 (domestic), or 617-847-8712 (international). The conference call can also be accessed online through the financial section of the company's web site at A replay of the call will be available for 48 hours by dialing 888-286-8010 (domestic), or 617-801-6888 (international). Passcode for the replay is 41033512. A replay of the webcast will also be available at

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, Golin/Harris International, Initiative, Lowe & Partners Worldwide, McCann-Erickson, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick Worldwide. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Deutsch and Hill Holliday.

CONTACT: General Inquiries:
Financial Relations Board
Julie Tu, 212-445-8456
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Philippe Krakowsky, 212-399-8088
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
Dan Leib, 212-621-5767

SOURCE: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.