Getty Images Named Preferred Digital Media Provider for Interpublic Group

Oct 23, 2007, 01:00 ET from Getty Images, Inc.

    SEATTLE, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Getty Images, Inc. (NYSE:  
 GYI) today was named a preferred digital media partner for Interpublic
 Group (NYSE:   IPG), one of the world's largest advertising and marketing
 services companies and parent company of such global and domestic agencies
 as Campbell Ewald, Deutsch, Draftfcb, Hill Holiday, Initiative, Lowe
 Worldwide, McCann Erickson, The Martin Agency, Mullen, R/GA and Universal
 McCann, among others.
     The licensing agreement, effective immediately, streamlines the access
 that the Interpublic Group companies will have to Getty Images' diverse
 digital media library -- imagery, footage, music -- to further enhance the
 group's visual communications projects. In addition, Interpublic Group
 agencies will utilize Getty Images' services including the agency's global
 assignment services and digital asset management.
     "We chose Getty Images as our preferred imagery partner because of its
 wide array of innovative products and services," said Eliseo T. Rojas,
 director of Global Sourcing & Procurement, Interpublic. "With this
 agreement we're continuing to build upon an already solid partnership with
 Getty Images, which will provide a range of options to better serve and
 create great work for our own clients."
     "This development affirms the great support we have from the marketing
 and advertising industries, and we are proud to have been selected by
 Interpublic Group as its agency of choice," said MJ Richards, vice
 president of Sales, Getty Images. "Interpublic Group is a world-class
 client and it's great to know that they recognize Getty Images for our deep
 experience and excellence in our field. We are looking forward to a
 fruitful partnership, delivering positive results on our client's
     Interpublic's integrated communications agencies deliver custom
 marketing solutions on behalf a variety of clients, covering the spectrum
 of marketing disciplines and specialties, from traditional services such as
 consumer advertising and direct marketing, to emerging services such as
 mobile and search engine marketing. With hundreds of offices in over 100
 countries, Interpublic agencies develop marketing programs that build
 brands, influence consumer behavior and sell products.
     About Getty Images
     Getty Images is the world's leading creator and distributor of visual
 content and the first place creative professionals turn to discover,
 purchase and manage imagery. The company's award-winning photographers and
 imagery help customers create inspiring work which appears every day in the
 world's most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns,
 films, television programs, books and Web sites. Headquartered in Seattle,
 WA and serving customers in more than 100 countries, Getty Images believes
 in the power of imagery to drive positive change, educate, inform, and
 entertain. Visit Getty Images at
     About Interpublic
     Interpublic is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising
 agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include
 Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton
 Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM
 Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic
 brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday,
 Mullen, The Martin Agency and R/GA. For more information, please visit
     For more information, press only:
     Molly Lohman
     Getty Images
     Cara Jacobson
     Edelman for Getty Images

SOURCE Getty Images, Inc.