Publicis Groupe 2014 First-half Results - Interview with Maurice Lévy

Jul 22, 2014, 02:07 ET from Publicis Groupe

PARIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group, reports results for the first-half of 2014. Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Lévy comments on H1 and outlook for the rest of 2014.

Watch video interview and read transcript:,2014-07-21,1215?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=wire

Topics covered in the interview include: 

- Comments on H1 results

- Reasons for slowdown in Q2

- Positive news in Q2

- Omnicom impact

- Full-year guidance

- Use of cash

- Acquisition strategy

- Programmatic buying

About Publicis Groupe 

Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is one of the world's leading communications groups. The Groupe offers a full range of services and skills: digital (DigitasLBi, Razorfish, Rosetta, VivaKi), advertising (BBH, Leo Burnett, Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi), public affairs, corporate communications and events (MSLGROUP), media strategy, planning and buying (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 62,000 professionals.

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