Merger of equals to create Publicis Omnicom Group, a best-in-class communications, advertising, marketing and digital services company with combined 2012 revenue of $22.7 billion — Combined market capitalization of $35.1 billion
• Brings together iconic agency brands, offering clients industry-leading breadth of services, global reach & the most highly recognized & awarded talent
• Jointly led by Omnicom CEO John Wren & Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy as co-CEOs
• Provides compelling benefits for clients, employees & shareholders
• Publicis Groupe/Omnicom shareholders will each hold approximately 50% of new company’s equity
• New entity expected to be listed on the NYSE & Euronext Paris & included in S&P 500 & CAC 40 Read More ››
SEATTLE, WA (July 25, 2013) – Publicis Seattle hosted Women Who Rock, a panel discussion showcasing six of Seattle’s most successful businesswomen. The event, held at the agency, saw an amazing turnout. The entire office along with friends, clients, and other companies in our building gathered in the agency café for gourmet popcorn, adult beverages and an insightful panel discussion by area business leaders.
The impetus for the event came from a current exhibit of the same name on display at EMP Museum, one of the agency’s clients. Rather than focus on the women who have shaped the music world, Publicis Seattle’s event was a celebration of some of the most successful women running Seattle businesses with a focus on innovation, creativity and culture. The event began with a panel discussion and live audience Q&A and was followed by a curator-led tour of the actual EMP exhibit. Read More ››
Bourges Waldegg Brings Multi-Cultural Experience & Aesthetic to All Things Digital at Agency
DALLAS, TX (July 18, 2013) – Publicis Dallas has hired Santiago Bourges Waldegg as vice president/digital creative director reporting to Shon Rathbone, executive creative director. Bourges Waldegg has worked on name brands in both the USA and Mexico, including Pepsi, Levi’s, Nissan and HP. He was most recently digital creative director at Dieste, a leading Hispanic agency headquartered in Dallas. He will work on all clients at the agency, which include recent win Bridgestone Americas, Terminix, TruGreen, CiCi’s, Nestlé Pure Life and Nestea, among others. Read More ››
NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 1, 2013) – Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations today announced that it has established a relationship with Publicis Dallas for the strategic and creative work on its Bridgestone brand. Publicis Dallas will focus on brand building and advertising ideas for the Bridgestone brand.
As part of this change, the company is concluding its relationship with The Richards Group as the strategic and creative agency for the Bridgestone brand but will continue its relationship with Haymaker, the sports marketing arm of The Richards Group. Read More ››