Omnicom Agencies Win Top Three Network Rankings in Shots GrandPrix 2006

TBWA Paris Ranked Number One Agency

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Three Omnicom Group agencies were recognized by Shots Grand Prix 2006 as having won the top three rankings as most awarded agency networks around the world.

Shots, a London-based publisher that showcases cutting-edge creativity in global advertising, annually ranks the cumulative winners from 27 leading industry awards ceremonies around the world in TV, print, interactive, integrated, and innovative media.

    In 2006, Shots GrandPrix tabulated the following total awards, worldwide:

        Agency Network              Rank               Number of Awards
              DDB                    1                         500
             BBDO                    2                         422
             TBWA                    3                         396

Each of these cumulative award tabulations represented 85 to 189 more awards than the fourth-ranked agency, and approximately double the fifth- ranked agency.

In addition, TBWA Paris was the number one ranked agency with 206 awards, followed by DDB London, with 177 awards.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning, 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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