Eric Giuily, CEO of Publicis Consultants | Worldwide and Katsuhiko Ando, President of Dentsu Public Relations Inc.

Tokyo, February 9, 2009 – Dentsu Public Relations Inc. and Publicis Consultants | Worldwide have signed an agreement outlining a comprehensive business alliance with a focus on public relations consulting. Publicis Consultants | Worldwide is a corporate communication and PR consultancy headquartered in Paris, France and maintains a global network, operating 63 offices in 33 countries.

The agreement aims to increase synergy by utilizing each agency’s domestic and global networks and exploiting their individual expertise. The relationship further strengthens Dentsu Public Relations’ global network and allows it to provide high quality communications consulting services and solutions for Japanese corporations and organizations abroad.


Dentsu Public Relations is a one-stop PR consultancy based in Tokyo, Japan with its own global network covering Europe, North America and China.The Publicis Groupe is the world’s fourth largest communications group. Dentsu Inc., parent company of Dentsu Public Relations, holds a stake in the Groupe. Under the umbrella of Publicis Groupe, Publicis Consultants | Worldwide excels in corporate identity and image, PR, public affairs, financial communications, crisis communications, internal communications and corporate reorganizations.


About Publicis Consultants | Worldwide

Publicis Consultants | Worldwide (www.publicis-consultants.com) is a fast-growing network of agencies that provide strategic communications and counsel to companies, brands and institutions. Between wholly-owned agencies, subsidiaries, and partners, Publicis Consultants | Worldwide offers a service network of 63 agencies in 33 countries. The network’s 1,350 collaborators support their clients by defining their identity, developing their image & defending their reputation, and deepening their relationship with all their stakeholders in response to evolving communications needs and demands. Utilizing the benefits of local market knowledge together with the backing of an extended global network, Publicis Consultants | Worldwide offers clients state-of-the-art holistic communications services. Publicis Consultants | Worldwide is part of Publicis Groupe SA (Euronext Paris 13057), the world’s fourth largest communications group. Web site:www.publicis-consultants.com