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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to be Held on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual meeting of stockholders are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

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The 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (“Interpublic”) will be held at the Paley Center for Media, 25 W. 52nd Street, New York, New York 10019, on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 9:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors’ recommendations.

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the election of each of the nominees for Director, FOR Proposals 2 and 3, and AGAINST Proposal 4.


  1. Election of Directors: Jocelyn Carter-Miller, H. John Greeniaus, Mary J. Steele Guilfoile, Dawn Hudson, William T. Kerr, Henry S. Miller, Jonathan F. Miller, Patrick Q. Moore, Michael I. Roth, David M. Thomas and E. Lee Wyatt Jr.;


  2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Interpublic’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018;


  3. Advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation; and


  4. Stockholder proposal entitled “Independent Board Chairman”.

The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on March 29, 2018 as the record date (the “Record Date”) for the determination of stockholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournment(s) thereof.

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.

Meeting Location:

Paley Center for Media

25 W. 52nd Street

New York, New York 10019

The following Proxy Materials are available for you to review online:


    Interpublic’s 2018 Proxy Statement (including all attachments thereto);
    Interpublic’s Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2017 (which is not deemed to be part of the official proxy soliciting materials); and
    any amendments to the foregoing materials that are required to be furnished to stockholders.






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