Omnicom Group Agency Innovators Recognized by The Internationalist

Agency Executives Capture Eight out of 30 International Rankings

NEW YORK, Sept 16, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agency talent took home nearly a third of all awards in The Internationalist's 5th Annual International Agency Innovators awards announced today.

Credited for breakthrough communications, multinational strategy and international brand building, candidates were selected from industry nominations around the world, including agencies in Nigeria, Shanghai, Dubai, Beijing, Mumbai and New York. Innovators were recognized for everything from digital innovation to culturally sensitive campaigns that cross borders.

Underscoring the depth and diversity of Omnicom talent across geographies, discipline and company size, the eight award-winning innovators from Omnicom companies included: Dick van Motman, President & CEO of DDB China Group, one of the fastest growing agencies in China; Anne Dooley, EVP & Global Client Services Director, Energy BBDO; Elaine Ip, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Shanghai, the fastest growing media agency in China and the creator of breakthrough media negotiation practices in that country; Matthew Don, Director of Digital Strategy and Innovation, Doremus, London; Enyi Odigbo, CEO, Casers Group, Nigeria; Norbert Fruteau de Laclos, SVP, Group Creative Director, RAPP, New York; Cheuk Chiang, CEO of Asia Pacific, PHD; and Reda Raad, Group Managing Director, TBWA\RAAD, Dubai Regional Headquarters.

The Internationalist, www.the-internationalist.com, is a twice monthly magazine with a companion website and complete archives. Read in more than 100 countries, the publication connects people and ideas in advertising, marketing and media and is considered a resource for best practices in international marketing.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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