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IPG's Team Ignite Selected for Harley-Davidson Global Creative, Media and Digital Marketing Duties

New York, NY - August 1, 2016 - Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) has selected a customized team of talent and resources from a range of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) agencies to handle its global creative, media and digital marketing account after an extensive holding-company review. Headquartered in Detroit, with regional hubs in New York, London and Singapore, the newly-created Team Ignite is comprised of creative and strategic resources drawn from a range of IPG agencies.

Michael Roth, Chairman and CEO of Interpublic Group, commented, "Team Ignite has the strength, experience and creativity to help Harley-Davidson grow demand and build on their substantial market leadership position. It's a great example of the 'open architecture' model we've championed at IPG for over a decade. With collaboration at its core, Team Ignite gives Harley-Davidson the ability to deliver custom, integrated marketing across channels, tracking the ways consumers interact with this iconic brand around the world."

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Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include BPN, CRAFT, FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding), FutureBrand, Golin, Huge, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, MAGNA GLOBAL, McCann, Momentum, MRM//McCann, MullenLowe Group, Octagon, R/GA, UM and Weber Shandwick. Other leading brands include Avrett Free Ginsberg, Campbell Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, ID Media and The Martin Agency. For more information, please visit

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(212) 704-1326

Jerry Leshne
(Analysts, Investors)
(212) 704-1439