Interpublic Holds First-Ever Investor Day; Corporate and Operating Unit Management Gather in New York for Day-Long Event
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2006--Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) held its first-ever Investor Day today in New York. During the day-long event, held at the Puck Building, management presented the company's extensive range of agencies and communications offerings, detailed the status of its progress in addressing challenged operations and unveiled new financial metrics for the company. The new financial disclosure is the company's latest step to provide investors with greater visibility into the business.
Attended by nearly 300 investors, analysts and finance professionals, the event also provided a platform for demonstrations of interactive, direct and event marketing as well as proprietary research and new media capabilities.
"Today is essentially a relaunch of the Interpublic brand to the Wall Street community," commented Michael I. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic. "It is also a momentous day in that it marks the first time ever that all of our companies have stood on the same stage together - both literally and figuratively - unified as a team. Our priorities are aligned and we are working cohesively to deal with changes confronting our business."
The event was also webcast and can be accessed from the company's website, www.interpublic.com, for the next 30 days.
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, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Campbell Mithun, Deutsch and Hill Holliday.
CONTACT: for Interpublic Group
Philippe Krakowsky, 212-704-1328
Analysts & Investors:
Jerry Leshne, 212-704-1439
SOURCE: Interpublic Group