Omnicom Group Inc. Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Omnicom Group declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per outstanding share of its common stock, an increase of 12.5% from the previous quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share. The dividend is payable April 2, 2004, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2004.

Omnicom ( is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, 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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