Omnicom PR revenues climb 3.3%

Omnicom has reported 3.3% annual organic growth for its PR operations to $1.29bn (£824m) in 2012.

John Wren: Omnicom chief executive
John Wren: Omnicom chief executive

Including the impact of foreign exchange and acquisitions/disposals, growth in its public relations revenues was 4.9%.

Omnicom is headquartered in the US and owns agency networks Ketchum, Fleishman-Hillard and Porter Novelli.

Its PR operations had a particularly good fourth quarter, growing 8.4% year on year on an organic basis to $348m.

Public relations accounted for 9.1% of its overall 2012 revenues of $14.2bn.

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