TBWA Worldwide Named to Fast Company Magazine's List of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

Feb 13, 2009, 10:36 ET from TBWA Worldwide

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Company Magazine has placed TBWA Worldwide 24th on its list of "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies." TBWA\Worldwide is one of only three marketing communications companies on the list that includes Team Obama, Google, Hulu, Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Disney.

In its selection of the "World's Most Innovative Companies", Fast Company's March issue noted that, "each company illustrates the power and potential of innovative ideas and creative execution. These are the kinds of enterprises that will redefine our future and point the way to a better tomorrow."

Tom Carroll, President & CEO TBWA Worldwide said of TBWA's recognition, "Our objective has always been to be considered as one of the top creative companies, not just among the advertising industry but amongst the most innovative and creative companies in the world. To be included alongside Apple, Google and Disney is a reflection of the fact that we have been delivering both 'Disruptive' and creative ideas in a truly global and inclusive culture. Our objective is to bring out the best in our clients and their brands. Fortunately for us they want and expect TBWA to create work that gets us this kind of recognition."

TBWA Worldwide (www.tbwa.com) creates Disruptive ideas for global clients, including ABSOLUT, adidas, Apple, Beiersdorf, Henkel, Infiniti, Mars, McDonald's, Michelin, Nissan, Pernod Ricard, Pioneer, Samsonite, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Airlines, Sony PlayStation and Visa. TBWA is one of the fastest-growing networks in the Top-Five worldwide advertising agencies, and was named 2008 Global Agency of the Year by Advertising Age and Adweek, magazines. TBWA has 267 offices in 77 countries, and approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.

TBWA is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.