Video Interview : Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy Comments on 2008 Full-Year Results and 2009 Outlook

PARIS – Publicis Groupe (Paris:PUB), the world’s fourth largest advertising company, reports 2008 full-year results. Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy comments on earnings and outlook.

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Topics covered in the interview include:

– Comments on 2008 results

– Update on healthcare business

– 2008 dividend

– Trends by geographical zones

– Trends by business sector

– Udpate on VivaKi

– Operating margin sustainability

– Outlook for 2009

– Carrefour budget win

About Publicis Groupe:

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577] is the world’s fourth largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world’s second largest media counsel and buying group, and is a global leader in digital and healthcare communications. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, the Groupe employs approximately 45,000 professionals. The Groupe offers local and international clients a complete range of communication services, from advertising through three autonomous global advertising networks, Leo Burnett, Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi and two multi-hub networks, Fallon and 49%-owned Bartle Bogle Hegarty; to media consultancy and buying, through two worldwide networks, Starcom MediaVest Group and ZenithOptimedia; interactive and digital marketing led by Digitas; Specialized Agencies and Marketing Services offering healthcare communications, corporate and financial communications, sustainability communications, shopper marketing, public relations, CRM and direct marketing, event and sports marketing, and multicultural communications.

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