CONE NAMED AMONG TOP PLACES TO WORK IN PR FOR 2012

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Cici Gordon
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Cone Communications Named to Top Places to Work in PR for 2012

PR News bestows the honor  

BOSTON (October 17, 2012) – Cone Communications was named one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News. The award honors Cone as one of the best organizations in the PR and communications industries. PR News will salute Cone and the other winners at an awards luncheon on November 29 at The National Press Club in D.C.

“We work hard to create a unique career experience at Cone,” says Alan Weatherbee, vice president of Human Resources. “This award reflects the success our commitment to work/life balance, career development and progressive policies. I am proud of all that our team accomplishes every day.”

Entries for this award were judged by a blue-chip panel of PR executives. Judges reviewed each organization with consideration to workplace culture, career advancement opportunities over a period of time and up to 19 other criteria.

The competition this year was very tough and Cone will have the honor of joining other winners for the year, including Walt Disney World, Zappos, Bain & Company and Ketchum.

About Cone Communications

Cone Communications (www.conecomm.com) is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise and innovation. Focusing on key areas such as consumer product media relations, social media, cause branding and marketing, corporate responsibility, nonprofit marketing, corporate communications and crisis prevention/management – the agency is positioned to help clients achieve both business and societal outcomes. Cone Communications is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

About Diversified Agency Services

Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), manages Omnicom’s holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines.  DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is 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.