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Chairman & CEO

Arthur Sadoun

CEO Approval Rating

100/100

Founded:

1926

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyPAPUB

Annual Revenue
$12.4B
Employees
80,000

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Arthur Sadoun's photo - Chairman & CEO of Publicis

Arthur Sadoun

Chairman & CEO

100/100
80,000
$0
$12.4B
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Publicis's Competitor - WPP logo
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Mark Read

CEO

84/100
104,163
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$18B
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Publicis's Competitor - IPG logo
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Philippe Krakowsky

CEO

71/100
54,000
$640M
$9.4B
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Publicis's Competitor - Omnicom logo
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John D. Wren

Chairman & CEO

63/100
70,400
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$14B
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Publicis's Competitor - Havas Creative logo
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Yannick Bollore

Chairman & CEO

79/100
11,000
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$1.2B
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Publicis's Competitor - GroupM logo
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Christian Juhl

CEO

85/100
32,000
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$3B
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Publicis's Competitor - Weber Shandwick logo
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Gail Heimann

CEO

94/100
5,000
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$674M
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Publicis's Competitor - FCB  logo
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Carter Murray

CEO

81/100
3,000
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$1.1B
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Publicis's Competitor - FleishmanHillard logo
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John Saunders

President & CEO

72/100
1,514
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$606.9M
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Publicis's Competitor - MediaCom Holdings Limited logo
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Nick Lawson

CEO

91/100
8,000
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$1.3B
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Publicis's Competitor - Dentsu logo
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Toshihiro Yamamoto

President & CEO

80/100
6,907
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$9B
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Publicis's Competitor - Gozoop logo
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Ahmed Aftab Naqvi

Co-Founder & CEO

80/100
180
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$12M
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Publicis's Competitor - Latitude Digital Marketing logo
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180
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$6M
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WPP is Publicis's #1 competitor. WPP is a Public company that was founded in 1985 in London, England. WPP is in the Marketing Services industry. Compared to Publicis, WPP has 24,163 more employees.

IPG is seen as one of Publicis's biggest rivals. IPG was founded in New York, New York} in 1902. IPG competes in the Advertising & Marketing field. Compared to Publicis, IPG generates $3B less revenue.

Omnicom is one of Publicis's top competitors. Omnicom is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 1986. Omnicom is in the Advertising & Marketing field. Omnicom generates 112% the revenue of Publicis.

Publicis Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$12.4B

Publicis's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 5.1B. Over the last four quarters, Publicis's revenue has grown by 10.2%. Specifically, in Q2 2021's revenue was $3B; in Q1 2021, it was $2.8B; in Q4 2020, it was $3.9B; in Q3 2020, Publicis's revenue was $2.7B.

Publicis Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Citrus International Pty. Ltd.

Jul 2021

Source »
undisclosed
CitrusAd is a Florida-based SaaS platform that provides solutions such as marketing optimization and advertisement monetization for businesses.
St Marks Studios Ltd.

Apr 2021

Source »
undisclosed
St Marks Studios is a London-based production company that provides newsworthy video content and animation services for brands and agencies.
Taylor Herring Ltd.

Apr 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Taylor Herring is a UK-based PR agency that provides integrated campaigns, publicity stunts and influencer marketing solutions for businesses.
Balance Internet Pty. Limited

Mar 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Balance Internet is a Melbourne-based digital commerce agency that provides SEO, web designing and display advertising solutions for brands and government agencies.
Octopus Communications Consultancy Ltd.

Feb 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Octopus Group is an England-based digital marketing firm that provides PR, demand generation and campaign optimization services for businesses.

These are all the companies that Publicis has acquired. Publicis has acquired 48 companies and its latest acquisition was Citrus International Pty. Ltd. in Jul 2021. CitrusAd is a Florida-based SaaS platform that provides solutions such as marketing optimization and advertisement monetization for businesses.

Publicis Funding History

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Publicis Investments

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EXIT DATE

Duel is a brand advocacy platform that offers advocate relationship management and marketing automation solutions for businesses.
$2.3M
Oct 26, 2020
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$6M
Feb 22, 2018
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Jana is a mobile marketing platform that allows advertisers to reach emerging market consumers.
$57M
Feb 09, 2016
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Jana is a mobile marketing platform that allows advertisers to reach emerging market consumers.
$12.5M
Dec 16, 2014
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Pie develops chat application for mobile and web for people to have group conversations at work.
$800K
Jun 09, 2014
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These are all the companies that Publicis has invested in. Publicis has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was Duel in Oct 26,. Duel is a brand advocacy platform that offers advocate relationship management and marketing automation solutions for businesses.

Publicis News

September 2, 2021Citybizlist

Planet Fitness Names Publicis Groupe as New Agency of Record

Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and oper... See more »
September 1, 2021MediaPost

Publicis Groupe Taps Envision Digital's Ouziel As CEO Of Shared Platforms

Ouziel, who reports directly to Chairman-CEO Arthur Sadoun, will oversee its shared service backbone ... See more »
September 1, 2021More About Advertising

Publicis says it's now a platform and brings in Sylvie Ouziel to make it work

Sylvie Ouziel has joined Publicis Groupe as its first "leader of Shared Platforms," which might mean ... See more »
September 1, 2021Adweek

Publicis Groupe's Platform Ambitions Progress With Hiring of Former Allianz Exec

Publicis Groupe is building on its vision of becoming more of a platform than a holding company with ... See more »
August 31, 2021Indian Television

Publicis names Varun Shah EVP & head of Prodigious India, Content Factory India

Mumbai: Publicis Groupe has consolidated the content production arm under Varun Shah and appointed hi... See more »
August 31, 2021More About Advertising

Publicis Groupe sets up 'Team Lift' for $200m Planet Fitness win in the US

After a battle against Dentsu, WPP and Omnicom, Publicis Groupe has won the $200 million Planet Fitne... See more »
August 24, 2021Martech News

Publicis Groupe Named a Leader in Loyalty Services Report

Publicis Groupe is Top Ranked in Current Offering Category; Only Provider with Highest Possible Score... See more »

Publicis Press Releases

November 25, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

Publicis Chair Maurice Levy Rides to WeWork's Rescue

Publicis Groupe chairman Maurice Levy, 77, has agreed to become WeWork's interim chief marketing offi... See more »
November 8, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

Nelson Exits Publicis for Edelman

Melissa Nelson, who headed Publicis Groupe's Seattle outpost for the past three years, is switching t... See more »
October 18, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

MSL Alum Smith to Pilot Invariant's PR Push

Stephanie Smith, who was global client and business development officer at MSL, has landed at Invaria... See more »
October 16, 2019O'Dwyer's PR News

PR's Cloudy Future at Publicis

The writing may be on the wall for public relations at France's Publicis Groupe as CEO Arthur Sadoun ... See more »
October 10, 2019centralcharts

Invitation

Regulatory News: PUBLICIS GROUPE (Paris:PUB) Third Quarter 2019 Revenue Date & Time Thursday, October... See more »
August 14, 2019StreetInsider

Overview of the share buyback program authorized by the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary General shareholders' Meeting of May 29, 2019

The text of the overview of the share buyback program authorized by the shareholders at their Combine... See more »
April 4, 2019StreetInsider

Publicis Groupe Agencies Score High Marks on The Human Rights Campaign's 2019 Corporate Equality Index

April 03, 2019 - Paris - Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC 40] is proud to announce ... See more »

Publicis Videos

December 19, 2018Publicis Groupe Youtube Channel

"Publicis Groupe 2019 Wishes #AVeryMarcelHoliday" on YOUTUBE

August 10, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"Publicis Learning | IQ Academy Regional Spotlight: Publicis Media Germany" on VIMEO

A HUGE thank you to Nadja Knels and the team at Publicis Media Germany for putting together our June ... See more »
July 26, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"EPISODE TEN PRECISION PULSE PROFILES: SHELLEY PINSONNEAULT" on VIMEO

Cast: Publicis Media... See more »
May 25, 2018Publicis Groupe Youtube Channel

"Meet Marcel" on YOUTUBE

May 1, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"IQ Academy Regional Spotlight - Mexico" on VIMEO

Publicis Media Mexico SHINES in the IQ Academy Regional Spotlight Series! A HUGE congratulations to P... See more »
April 23, 2018Publicis Groupe Vimeo Channel

"Precision Podcast Episode Seven: Jon Cooper" on VIMEO

Cast: Publicis Media... See more »

Social Media

Publicis Headquarters

133, Avenue des Champs-Elysées

Paris, Île-de-France75008

33-1-44-43-70-00

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Publicis Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Publicis Groupe SA (EPA: PUB) is an advertising and public relations firm that offers marketing, communication and business transformation solutions. Founded in 1926 by Jack Klues, the global leader in marketing, communication, and business transforma...

CEO

Publicis's Chairman & CEO, Arthur Sadoun, currently has an approval rating of 100%. Publicis's primary competitors are WPP, IPG & Omnicom.

Frequently Asked Questions about Publicis

  1. When was Publicis founded?

    Publicis was founded in 1926
  2. Who is Publicis's CEO?

    Publicis's CEO is Arthur Sadoun
  3. How much revenue does Publicis generate?

    Publicis generates $12.4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Publicis have?

    Publicis has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Publicis's headquarters?

    Publicis's headquarters is in Paris Île-de-France, FR
  1. How many employees does Publicis have?

    Publicis has 80,000 employees
  2. What sector does Publicis operate in?

    Publicis is in Marketing Services
  3. Who are Publicis's competitors?

    Publicis's top competitors are WPP, IPG, Omnicom
  4. Who has Publicis invested in?

    Publicis's has invested in companies such as Duel, NewsGuard, Jana Mobile