"The probability of our doing it in the near term are very small and the probability of doing anything at all is small," agency President Colin Probert told AdAge.com.
Mr. Probert noted a number of the agency's clients, such as Hewlett-Packard and Goodyear, are global clients.
"We are always aware ... we will need some help in overseas markets," he said
Goodby Silverstein has resisted expanding beyond its San Francisco headquarters, and for a time during the dot-com boom it had considered moving into New York.
More recently, however, the agency has been looking into opening field services offices in the U.S. to handle its recently won $300 million General Motors Corp.'s Saturn Corp. account. The agency is considering Philadelphia, Detroit, Nashville and Sacramento, cities where Saturn currently has offices.