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2015-08-18

Publicis Groupe : Chris Foster Appointed SVP Global Clients, Publicis Groupe

CHRIS FOSTER APPOINTED

SVP GLOBAL CLIENTS,

PUBLICIS GROUPE

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC40]
today announces the appointment of Chris Foster, currently Worldwide Chief
Operating Officer of Saatchi&Saatchi, to the newly created role of Senior
Vice President Global Clients, Publicis Groupe.

"Our clients are facing serious challenges due to technology and innovation in
this ever changing world. Chris Foster will help our clients to extract the
best from our talents and our formidable assets through integrated solutions.
Chris has been deeply involved in the strategy and operations of several
Groupe clients. His track record for growth and collaboration has defined his
tenure and makes him perfectly suited for this role at this time,
" declared Maurice Lévy Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe.

Chris Foster will report to Rishad Tobaccowala, Chief Strategist, Publicis
Groupe and will begin in his Paris-based role on September 1, 2015.

Currently responsible for the performance and operations for 7 of the top 10
countries in the Saatchi&Saatchi network, and for significant global client
relationships and management. He has been a senior leader at Saatchi&Saatchi
since 1999 in North America, Asia Pacific and Greater China, as CEO of Fallon
USA 2008-11, and as a member of the Global Leadership Team since 2011. He is
an economics and philosophy graduate from the University of Western Ontario.

About Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is a global leader in
marketing, communication, and business transformation. In a world marked by
increased convergence and consumer empowerment, Publicis Groupe offers a full
range of services and skills: digital, technology&consulting with
Publicis.Sapient (SapientNitro, Sapient Global Markets, Sapient Government
Services, Razorfish Global, DigitasLBi, Rosetta) - the world's largest most
forward-thinking digitally centered platform focused exclusively on digital
transformation in an always-on world - as well as creative networks such as
BBH, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi&Saatchi, public affairs,
corporate communications and events with MSLGROUP, ad tech solutions with
VivaKi, media strategy, planning and buying through Starcom MediaVest Group
and ZenithOptimedia, healthcare communications, with Publicis Healthcare
Communications Group (PHCG), and finally, brand asset production with
Prodigious. Present in 108 countries, the Groupe employs more than 76,000
professionals.

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www.facebook.com/publicisgroupe | LinkedIn: Publicis Groupe |
http://www.youtube.com/user/PublicisGroupe | Viva la Difference !

Contacts

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| Publicis Groupe |
| Peggy Nahmany Corporate Communications + 33 (0)1 44 43 72 83 peggy.nahmany@publicisgroupe.com |
| Jean-Michel Bonamy Investor Relations + 33 (0)1 44 43 77 88 jean-michel.bonamy@publicisgroupe.com |
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Source: Publicis Groupe via Globenewswire

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