Cone Names New Managing Director

BOSTON (November 7, 2007) – Cone LLC, a member of the Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) today announces the promotion of Executive Vice President William Fleishman to the newly created position of Managing Director. Fleishman will be responsible for leading the overall strategy and development of integrated product and service offerings for the agency. He will also continue in his role as EVP of the brand marketing group providing team leadership and strategic counsel to the firm’s marketing public relations discipline area.

“The success we are experiencing as an agency has made it possible and necessary to create a new position to help manage the complexity of our growth and future agency opportunities,” says CEO Jens Bang. “In many respects, Bill Fleishman has been playing the role of managing director for quite some time and has excelled at it.”

Fleishman will play a key role in promoting cross-agency integration by proactively identifying opportunities for individuals’ professional growth. In addition to driving the agency’s strategy through staffing and resource development, he will be responsible for leading Cone’s creative services and new media capabilities.