Omnicom Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Omnicom Group (OMC)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 17, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

Randall J. Weisenburger - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

John D. Wren - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Analysts

Tim Nollen - Macquarie Research

Alexia S. Quadrani - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Craig Huber

Matthew Chesler - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Daniel Salmon - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

James Dix - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Brian W. Wieser - Pivotal Research Group LLC

Anthony J. DiClemente - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Peter Stabler - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Robert Fishman - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to know introduce you to today's conference call host, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Omnicom Group, Mr. Randall Weisenburger. Please go ahead.

Randall J. Weisenburger

Good morning. Thank you for taking the time to listen to our First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. We hope everyone's had a chance to review our earnings release. We've posted to our website both the press release and a presentation covering the information that we'll be presenting this morning. This call is also being simulcast and will be archived on our website.

But before we start, I've been asked to remind everyone to read the forward-looking statements and other information that's included in the back of our investor presentation, and to point out that certain of the statements made today may constitute forward-looking statements and that these statements are our present expectations, and actual events or results may differ materially.

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