Publicis Groupe makes talent a top priority by creating a Chief Talent Officer position at Groupe level

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* Emmanuel André is appointed to the newly created role of Chief Talent

Paris, August 21, 2017 - Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC
40] Chairman and CEO Arthur Sadoun announces today the nomination of Emmanuel
André to the newly created position of Chief Talent Officer (CTO), with effect
from September 18, 2017.

Emmanuel André will be in charge of talent management and recruitment, working
directly with the Solutions CEOs and their respective CTOs , who will be
functionally reporting to him. He will also be in charge of all Groupe learning,
development programs and group culture. New York based, he will join the
Management Committee and report directly to Arthur Sadoun, Chairman and CEO of
Publicis Groupe.
Emmanuel André is currently President International of TBWAWorldwide and has in
his existing remit the management of the company''s collective "people" strategy,
covering the key areas of learning, career development, top talent recruitment
and the culture at large.  He is a French citizen who started his career in
advertising in 1993 and has worked in Paris, Hong Kong and New York where he now
lives. He began at TBWA Paris as an account executive, moved to new business,
led global accounts and joined the Asia-Pacific leadership for the network
before becoming COO of US-based TBWAWorldwide in 2008. He was nominated to his
current President role in March 2015.

"Emmanuel''s appointment is an important step in our ambition to become the
market leader in marketing and business transformation. Bringing a CTO at the
top level of our organisation was critical at a moment when our people need to
embark on our transformation journey. With Maurice Lévy, we strongly believed it
was essential to entrust this role to someone who knows our business inside out

and understands the challenges our people are facing every day.  Talent is the
Groupe''s top priority and biggest asset.  Emmanuel will have an important role
to play in all the initiatives that are building our Groupe culture while
attracting, rewarding, retaining and training the best and most collaborative
team in the industry to serve our clients even better than before", said Arthur
Sadoun, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe.

"Publicis Groupe clearly has the vision, the right business model and the energy
to write an exciting new chapter for our industry, and they''ve placed talent and
culture at the top of their priorities. I''ve spent my whole career witnessing
how these things make all the difference in our business and I''m honored to join
the team", added Emmanuel André.

About Emmanuel André
Emmanuel was born in France and raised on two continents. In 1993, he began a
career in advertising - one that has brought him to New York (twice), Paris and
Hong Kong. Emmanuel began in Paris at BDDP (to become TBWA in 1998), where he
followed a path in account servicing that lead him to handle new business and
global clients from Paris.  Emmanuel later came to New York to join
TBWAWorldwide as Chief of Staff for three years, before heading east to become
Regional Director of TBWAAsia Pacific in Hong Kong. In 2008, he returned to New
York to become Chief Operating Officer for the TBWA collective. As COO, Emmanuel
developed TBWA''s global offering, setting up new capabilities such as,
TBWA Digital Arts Network, and the new edition of TBWA''s core methodology,
Disruption(®). As President International, Emmanuel focuses on the collective''s
"people" strategy, covering the key areas of training, career development, top
talent recruitment and the culture at large. In addition to global duties with
TBWA, Emmanuel pursues an active life in photography. More than just a casual
hobby, his portrait photography has been published in books and magazines. Most
recently, many of his hand-selected photos were shown in exhibitions in New
York, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Shanghai.

About Publicis Groupe - The Power of One
Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40] is a global leader in
marketing, communication, and digital transformation, driven through the alchemy
of creativity and technology. Publicis Groupe offers its clients seamless access
to its tools and expertise through modular offering. Publicis Groupe is
organized across four Solutions hubs: Publicis Communications (Publicis
Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, BBH, Marcel, Fallon, MSL,
Prodigious), Publicis Media (Starcom, Zenith, Mediavest | Spark, Blue 449,
Performics), Publicis.Sapient (SapientRazorfish, DigitasLBi, Sapient Consulting)
and Publicis Health. These 4 Solution hubs operate across principal markets, and
are carried across all others by Publicis One, a fully integrated service
offering bringing together the Groupe''s expertise under one roof. Present in
over 100 countries, Publicis Groupe employs nearly 80,000 professionals. | Twitter:(at)PublicisGroupe | Facebook: | LinkedIn : Publicis Groupe | | Viva la Difference!

Contacts Publicis Groupe
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Nahmany Communications 44 43 72 83 peggy.nahmany(at)

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Bonamy Relations 44 43 77 88 michel.bonamy(at)

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