PARIS: Publicis Groupe experienced a 7.3% increase in organic growth in the second quarter of 2006 compared to the same period last year, according to financial results released yesterday.
Revenues for the first half of 2006 were up 10% over last year.
In a statement, Maurice Levy, chairman and CEO of Publicis, noted that the results were "in line with the goals we had set for ourselves."
For the second quarter, the highest percentages of growth in revenue were in Africa and the Middle East (51.9%) and Latin America (12%). The company's North American operations experienced a 6.5% increase in the second quarter, compared to last year.