Anthony Wreford Moves to Omnicom Europe

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anthony Wreford, President and Chairman of Diversified Agency Services Europe, has been named Deputy Chairman of Omnicom Europe, effective immediately.

Wreford's day-to-day management responsibilities for DAS Europe will be assumed by Thomas Harrison, Chairman and CEO of DAS Worldwide.

After 10 years as a consultant to Omnicom, Wreford joined DAS in October 1999. Since that time, he has overseen the growth and direction of all DAS Europe companies.

John Wren, President and CEO, Omnicom Group Inc., said, "I am very pleased that Anthony will continue to remain involved with Omnicom. After 18 years, during which he was a consultant and then a full-time employee, Anthony's input and advice remain invaluable."

Wreford noted, "I am thrilled to be continuing with Omnicom, having had a long association with the business and having made many friends throughout the company. I look forward to continuing the relationships I have held with many individuals and companies around the world."

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) 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, 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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