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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Crawford

87 1997 Chairman of the Board

John Wren

63 1997 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Philip Angelastro

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jonathan Nelson

48 Chief Executive Officer - Omnicom Digital

Peter Swiecicki

57 2015 Senior Vice President - Finance, Controller

Andrew Castellaneta

57 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Michael O'Brien

54 2003 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dennis Hewitt

71 1994 Treasurer

Leonard Coleman

67 2015 Lead Independent Director

Alan Batkin

71 2008 Independent Director

Mary Choksi

65 2011 Independent Director

Robert Clark

72 2002 Independent Director

Susan Denison

70 1997 Independent Director

Michael Henning

75 2003 Independent Director

Deborah Kissire

58 2016 Independent Director

John Murphy

82 1996 Independent Director

John Purcell

54 1986 Independent Director

Linda Rice

58 2000 Independent Director

Shub Mukherjee

2016 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Crawford

Mr. Bruce Crawford is the Chairman of the Board of Omnicom Group Inc. From 1989 to 1995, he served as Omnicom’s President and Chief Executive Officer and, from 1995 to 1997, he served as Omnicom’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Crawford began his career in advertising in 1956 and, in 1963, he joined BBDO. He held a variety of high-level positions at BBDO, including that of President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he held from 1977 until 1985. Mr. Crawford is an Honorary Director of The Metropolitan Opera and Chairman Emeritus of Lincoln Center. He is also a Director of The Animal Medical Center.

John Wren

Mr. John D. Wren is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Wren is President and Chief Executive Officer of Omnicom, a position he has held since January 1997. He was elected President in 1996 and named Chief Executive Officer in 1997. Under his direction, Omnicom has become one of the largest advertising, marketing and corporate communications companies in the world. Mr. Wren entered the advertising business in 1984, joining Needham Harper Worldwide as an executive vice president. As part of the team that created Omnicom in 1986, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Omnicom’s DAS Group of Companies division in 1990. In that position, he grew the DAS Group of Companies into Omnicom’s largest operating group, comprised of companies in a wide array of disciplines ranging from public relations to branding.

Philip Angelastro

Mr. Philip J. Angelastro is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President of Omnicom Group Inc., since September 23, 2014. In January 2002 and was appointed Controller of Omnicom Group Inc. on February 1, 1999. Mr. Angelastro joined the Company in June 1997 as Vice President of Finance of Diversified Agency Services ("DAS") after being a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand LLP.

Jonathan Nelson

Mr. Jonathan B. Nelson is Chief Executive Officer - Omnicom Digital of Omnicom Group Inc.

Peter Swiecicki

Mr. Peter L. Swiecicki is Senior Vice President - Finance, Controller of Omnicom Group Inc., since 12 January 2015. Prior to joining Omnicom in 2013, Swiecicki spent over 30 years at Omnicom's BBDO in various roles. He started his career at BBDO as Controller, BBDO Detroit, rising to CFO and COO of the agency. In 2010, he assumed the role of CFO of BBDO Germany and then moved to BBDO Worldwide in New York to shepherd several worldwide process efficiency initiatives.

Andrew Castellaneta

Mr. Andrew L. Castellaneta is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Omnicom Group Inc., since 12 January 2015. Castellaneta joined Omnicom as Assistant Controller in 2000 and has played a key role in enhancing the company's global financial reporting process and ongoing efforts to define and implement accounting policies and procedures for all Omnicom companies. Prior to joining Omnicom, he spent over a decade at the corporate headquarters of the Walt Disney Company and IBM in various senior financial management positions, including roles in financial reporting, M&A, real estate and treasury.

Michael O'Brien

Mr. Michael J. O'Brien is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Omnicom Group Inc. He joined the company in November 2003 and was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in December 2003. Before that, Mr. O’Brien was a partner in the law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP.

Dennis Hewitt

Mr. Dennis E. Hewitt is Treasurer of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Hewitt joined the Company in May 1988 as Assistant Treasurer.

Leonard Coleman

Mr. Leonard S. Coleman, Jr., is Lead Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Coleman was Senior Advisor, Major League Baseball, from 1999 through 2005. Previously, he was Chairman of Arena Co., a subsidiary of Yankees/Nets, until September 2002. Before that, he was President, National League, Major League Baseball from 1994 to 1999, having previously served since 1992 as Executive Director, Market Development of Major League Baseball. Mr. Coleman is a director, Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Compensation Committee of Avis Budget Group (listed on Nasdaq), a leading rental car supplier. Mr. Coleman also serves as a director and member of the Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees of Electronic Arts Inc. (listed on Nasdaq), a company that develops, markets, publishes and distributes video games, and as a director and member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees of Aramark Corporation (listed on NYSE), a company operating in the food and facilities services, uniform, and medical technology maintenance industries. Mr. Coleman also served as a director of Churchill Downs Inc. and H.J. Heinz Corporation during the last five years. Additionally, Mr. Coleman was previously a municipal finance banker for Kidder, Peabody & Company. Prior to joining Kidder, Mr. Coleman served as Commissioner of both the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Department of Energy, and Chairman of the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency. Mr. Coleman was also the Vice Chairman of the State Commission on Ethical Standards and a member of the Economic Development Authority, Urban Enterprise Zone Authority, Urban Development Authority, State Planning Commission and New Jersey Public Television Commission. He has also served as President of the Greater Newark Urban Coalition and worked in a management consulting capacity throughout Africa.

Alan Batkin

Mr. Alan R. Batkin is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Batkin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Converse Associates, Inc., a strategic advisory firm. From 2007 to 2012, he was the Vice Chairman of Eton Park Capital Management, L.P., a multi-disciplinary investment firm. From 1990 to 2007, he was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., a geopolitical consulting firm that advises multi-national companies. Additionally, Mr. Batkin is a director and member of the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees of Hasbro, Inc. (listed on Nasdaq), a toy and game company, a director, member of the Audit and Compensation Committees and Presiding Director of Cantel Medical Corp. (listed on NYSE), a provider of infection prevention and control products in the healthcare market, and a director, Chairman of the Board and member of the Audit, Conflicts, Nominating, Governance and Compensation Committees of Pattern Energy Group, Inc. (listed on Nasdaq), an independent power company. Mr. Batkin also served as a director of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. during the last five years.

Mary Choksi

Ms. Mary C. Choksi is Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Ms. Choksi is a founding partner and Senior Advisor of Strategic Investment Group, an investment management enterprise founded in 1987 which designs and implements global investment strategies for large institutional and individual investors. Ms. Choksi was also a founder and, until May 2011, a Managing Director of Emerging Markets Management LLC, which manages portfolios of emerging market equity securities, primarily for institutional investors. Prior to 1987, Ms. Choksi worked in the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank. In addition, Ms. Choksi is a director and member of the Audit and Governance Committees of Avis Budget Group (listed on Nasdaq), a leading rental car supplier, and a trustee of a number of funds in the Franklin Funds family.

Robert Clark

Mr. Robert Charles Clark is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Clark is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Law School, a position he has held since 2003. His research and teaching interests are centered on corporate governance. Previously, he was Dean and Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School from July 1989 through June 2003. He has served as a professor of law at Harvard Law School since 1978, and prior to that, was a tenured professor at Yale Law School. His concentration was corporate law. In addition, Mr. Clark was an associate at Ropes & Gray from 1972 to 1974. Mr. Clark is a director and member of the Audit and Nominating & Governance Committees of Time Warner Inc. (listed on NYSE), a media and entertainment company. Mr. Clark is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), a pension fund serving the higher education community.

Susan Denison

Ms. Susan S. Denison is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Ms. Denison is a former partner of Cook Associates, a retained executive search firm, a position she held from June 2001 to April 2015. Ms. Denison has more than twenty years of senior executive experience within the Media, Entertainment and Consumer Products Industries. She formerly served as a Partner at TASA Worldwide/Johnson, Smith & Knisely and the Cheyenne Group. She has also served as Executive Vice President, Entertainment and Marketing for Madison Square Garden, Executive Vice President and General Manager at Showtime Networks’ Direct-To-Home Division, Vice President, Marketing for Showtime Networks and Senior Vice President, Revlon. In addition, Ms. Denison previously held marketing positions at Charles of the Ritz, Clairol and Richardson-Vicks.

Michael Henning

Mr. Michael A. Henning is Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Henning served in various capacities with Ernst & Young from 1961 to 2000, including Deputy Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP from December 1999 to October 2000 and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young International from September 1993 to December 1999. He also serves as a director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation, Nominating & Corporate Governance, Safety, and Strategic Planning Committees of Landstar System, Inc. (listed on Nasdaq), a transportation and logistics services company. In addition, he serves as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Black Diamond, Inc. (listed on Nasdaq), a manufacturer and distributor of outdoor, snow sports and lifestyle products worldwide. Mr. Henning has also served as a director of CTS Corporation during the last five years.

Deborah Kissire

Ms. Deborah Kissire is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc., effective March 1, 2016. Ms. Kissire held multiple senior leadership positions at Ernst & Young during her career from 1979 to 2015, serving most recently as Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner, member of the Americas Executive Board and member of the Global Practice Group. Other positions held include the U.S. Vice Chair of Sales and Business Development and National Director of Retail and Consumer Products Tax Services. Throughout her career at Ernst & Young, Ms. Kissire’s leadership skills and vision were leveraged for strategic firm initiatives and programs such as their Partner Advisory Council, Strategy Task Force, Gender Equity Task Force, Vision 2000 Sales Task Force, and global Vision 2020. Ms. Kissire also serves as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Cable One, Inc. (listed on NYSE), a company that provides customers with cable television, high-speed Internet and telephone services.

John Murphy

Mr. John R. Murphy is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Murphy is a former Trustee of National Geographic Society, a position he held from January 2012 to June 2015. From March 1998 until January 2012, Mr. Murphy was Vice Chairman of National Geographic Society and from May 1996 until March 1998, Mr. Murphy was President and Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Society. He has also served as a member of the Board and on the Finance and Nominating Committees of National Geographic Society. Mr. Murphy also served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore Sun, as well as in positions as a publisher and editor at the San Francisco Examiner and the Atlanta Constitution. Mr. Murphy previously served as a trustee, Co- Chairman of the Board and member of the Audit Committee of the PNC Mutual Funds and Co-Chairman of the Board of the PNC Alternative Fund. In addition, Mr. Murphy is a trustee of Mercer University and was a past president of the U.S. Golf Association.

John Purcell

Mr. John R. Purcell is an Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Purcell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Grenadier Associates Ltd., a private equity firm. Mr. Purcell formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of SFN Cos. Inc., as Executive Vice President of CBS, Inc., as Senior Vice President Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. and as Chairman of Donnelley Marketing, Inc., a database direct marketing firm.

Linda Rice

Mrs. Linda Johnson Rice is Independent Director of Omnicom Group Inc. Mrs. Johnson Rice is Chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., a multi-media company. She joined that company in 1980, became Vice President in 1985, was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in 1987, became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2008 and became Chairman in 2010. In addition, Mrs. Johnson Rice is a director of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (listed on NYSE), of which she is a member of the Audit Committee.

Shub Mukherjee