Omnicom CEO and CFO Sign Required SEC Certifications

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) announced today that John Wren, its chief executive officer, and Randall Weisenburger, its chief financial officer, have signed, without qualification, and are filing with the SEC the certifications required from CEO's and CFO's of the country's 947 largest public companies affirming Omnicom's SEC filings in 2002. The SEC reports to which the certifications relate are Omnicom's 10-K for 2001, its subsequent 8-K's, its 10-Q's for the first and second quarters of this year and its 2002 proxy statement. They have also signed without qualification and are filing with the SEC the certifications required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 relating to Omnicom's second quarter 10-Q report.

"We were pleased to sign these certificates to evidence our continuing commitment to integrity in financial reporting. Omnicom has always taken pride in its approach to providing investors meaningful, clear and straight-forward information about its business," the signing officers said.

The certificates filed with the SEC are available on Omnicom's website (

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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