Omnicom Group is an advertising, marketing, and corporate communications company.
The company was formed by the merger of advertising agency networks DDB (Doyle Dane Bernbach), Needham Harper Steers, and BBDO in 1986.
The company grew through acquisitions, notably The Washington Group and Stromberg Consulting in 2001 and Hall & Partners in 2003.
Today Omnicom Group is the world’s #1 corporate media services conglomerate, which includes marketing, advertising, and public relations operations. Other services include customer relationship management, brand consultancy, corporate social responsibility, reputation consulting, and investor relations.
The company operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific Regions.
Omnicom Group trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol OMC, is a member of the S&P 500, is #201 in the Fortune 500, has 71,800 employees, and had $14.69 billion in revenue in 2013.