World's top 25: 10 Cordiant Communications Group

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Organization totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $1,254.8 $1,077.3 16.5

Billings $11,256.0 $9,723.2 15.8

Employees 14,461 12,498 15.7

Offices 254 257 -1.0

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $514.4 $440.1 16.9

Billings $3,590.5 $3,169.7 13.3

Employees 1,488 1,456 2.2

Notes: Cordiant Communications includes Bates Worldwide, Scholz & Friends, Diamond Ad, Bates Healthworld, CCG.XM, Campaign Palace and the Business Communications and Branding and Design Groups from CCG's buyout of Lighthouse Global Network in 2000 (these two groups contributed gross income of $167 million on billings of $1.1 billion in 2000 and gross income of $143 million on billings of $951 million in 1999). Also included in CCG is its 50% share in Zenith Media, a unit folded in at the Bates Worldwide level. Michael Bungey, chairman & CEO at Bates and CEO at Cordiant, plans to relinquish his Bates roles by mid-2001 to concentrate on his duties at Cordiant. Jean de Yturbe, Bates group president and chairman of Bates Europe, Paris, will succeed Mr. Bungey as Bates chairman. Bill Whitehead, group president at Bates and CEO of Bates North America, was named to the new posts of president & chief operating officer of Bates, which designates him as Mr. Bungey's likely successor as CEO. During 2000, Zenith Media formed a joint venture with Yomiko Advertising, Tokyo, to open a media planning unit within Yomiko, and Cordiant acquired PSD Associates, a London brand consultancy and design agency. Cordiant in July 2000 bought marketing services company Lighthouse Global Network, raising Cordiant's North American revenue by eight percentage points to 35% of its total revenue, and boosting its share of revenue from marketing services activities by 15 points to 47%. Cordiant's management has targeted a revenue split of one-third advertising services and two-thirds marketing activities by 2003.

Officers: Charles Scott, exec chmn; Michael Bungey, CEO.

Headquarters: Cordiant Communications Group/121-141 Westbourne Terrace, London, W2 6JR/Phone: 44-207-262-4343/Fax: 44-207-262-4300/URL: www.ccgww.com

Bates Worldwide

Consolidated network totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $782.1 $667.3 17.2

Billings $8,117.5 $6,893.2 17.8

Employees 1,488 1,456 2.2

Offices 21 21 0.0

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $232.9 $208.0 12.0

Billings $1,842.5 $1,687.0 9.2

Employees 1,488 1,456 2.2

Offices 21 21 0.0

Notes: Bates Worldwide is a consolidation of Bates USA plus DWP/Bates Technology and Communicator Marketing Worldwide in the U.S. and the Bates international network. Bates in 2000 gained 80% of InterCom Management GmbH, an integrated marketing and sales consulting company in Mainz, Germany, which became an autonomous unit of Bates Europe, a division of Bates Worldwide. Bates boosted its interest in January 2001 in Newcomm Bates, Sao Paulo, from 32% to 51%, and has an option to purchase the rest.

Bates Worldwide

Agency and brand totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $747.9 $641.2 16.6

Billings $7,869.5 $6,710.4 17.3

Bates USA 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $198.8 $182.0 9.2

Billings $1,594.5 $1,504.2 6.0

Employees 1,241 1,224 1.4

Offices 16 16 0.0

U.S. offices: Billings

Bates Southwest, Houston 120.0

Bates Midwest, Indianapolis 35.0

Bates West, Los Angeles 250.0

Bates North America, New York 1,148.8

African offices Billings

BLGK Bates/Grapplegroup/Penta, Jhnnsburg (MJ) 30.0

Asian & Pacific offices Billings

Campaign Palace, Sydney (MJ) 82.6

Communications Group/

George Patterson Bates, Sydney (MJ) 945.5

Marketforce, West Perth (MN) 63.3

Bates Cambodia, Phnom Penh (MJ) 12.0

Bates Hong Kong, Hong Kong (MJ) 157.8

Bates China, Hong Kong (MJ) 317.8

Bates India, Calcutta (MJ) 26.5

Bates Indonesia, Jakarta (MJ) 5.9

Bates Yomiko, Tokyo (MJ) 448.3

Bates Laos, Vientiane (MJ) 1.3

Bates Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (MJ) 62.5

G.H. Thaver & Co., Karachi (NE) 1.0

One Four One, Makati City (NE) 1.0

Bates Indochina, Singapore (MJ) 6.3

Bates Singapore, Singapore (MJ) 104.5

Diamond Bates Korea, Seoul (MJ) 43.5

Diamond Ad, Seoul (MJ) 519.6

Bates Strategic Alliance*, Colombo (NE) 4.2

Bates Taiwan Co., Taipei (MJ) 24.5

Bates Thailand Co., Bangkok (MJ) 23.3

Canadian offices Billings

Bates Canada, Toronto (MJ) 61.2

HMG Griffith*, Toronto (MJ) 33.8

European offices Billings

AHA Puttner Bates, Vienna (MJ) 57.0

Bates Primary Saatchi & Saatchi, Minsk (NE) 3.8

LDV Bates, Antwerp (MJ) 69.6

Bates Bosnia/Herzegovina, Sarajevo (NE) 0.8

Bates Bulgaria, Sofia (NE) 5.0

Bates Croatia, Zagreb (NE) 4.8

Bates Czech, Prague (NE) 11.3

Bates Gruppen, Copenhagen (MJ) 203.5

Bates Estonia*, Tallinn (NE) 6.1

Bates Advertising Helsinki, Helsinki (MJ) 37.5

Bates France, Paris (MJ) 244.0

Bates Germany Werbeagentur, Frankfurt (MJ) 379.3

Bates Hellas Advertising, Athens (MJ) 54.7

Bates Hungary, Budapest (JV) 24.0

Bates Ireland, Dublin (MJ) 38.9

Bates Italia, Milan (MJ) 329.8

Bates ADM Latvia, Riga (NE) 38.4

Bates Lithuania, Vilnius (NE) 5.6

Bates Macedonia, Skopje (NE) 1.7

Bates Nederland Holding, Amsterdam (MJ) 74.5

Bates-Gruppen, Oslo (MJ) 187.1

Bates Poland, Warsaw (MJ) 42.4

Bates Portugal, Lisbon (MJ) 39.2

Bates Romania, Bucharest (MJ) 11.8

Bates Russia, Moscow (JV) 18.0

Bates Slovenia, Ljubljana (NE) 8.0

Bates Spain, Madrid (MJ) 510.9

Bates Sweden, Helsingborg (MJ) 75.0

Contexta, Bern (NE) 49.3

Guzel Sanatlar Reklamc, Istanbul (NE) 134.0

Bates Ukraine, Kiev (NE) 20.0

Bates UK, London (MJ) 1,727.2

Bates Yugoslavia, Belgrade (NE) 5.0

Latin American offices Billings

Bates Argentina, Buenos Aires (MJ) 36.7

Newcomm Bates, Sao Paulo (MJ) 208.2

SSA Bates, Bogota (NE) 3.6

IPC Bates, San Jose (NE) 3.3

Latin American offices Billings

Epi Bates Publicidad, Santo Domingo (NE) 6.0

VIP Bates Publicidad, Quito (NE) 1.6

Anle Bates El Salvador, La Libertad (NE) 1.9

PM & S Bates Centroamerica, Guatemala City (NE) 1.1

Grupo Vale Bates, Mexico City (NE) 120.7

Marquez Bates, Panama City (NE) 4.0

Bates Peru, Lima (NE) 3.3

Bates Uruguay, Montevideo (NE) 2.5

Ghersy Bates Publicidad, Caracas (NE) 18.8

Middle Eastern offices Billings

Bates Armoni, Tel Aviv (NE) 15.9

Bates Rouge Levant, Beirut (NE) 9.0

Bates PanGulf, Dubai (MN) 35.2

Notes: Bates North America includes offices in New York, Irvine and Los Angeles, Calif., Indianapolis, Houston and Miami and the captive media in Zenith Media.

Officers: Michael Bungey, chmn & CEO; Bill Whitehead, pres & chief operating officer.

Headquarters: Bates Worldwide/498 Seventh Ave., New York, N.Y. 10018/Phone: 212-297-8000/Fax: 212-297-8888/URL: www.batesww.com

Communicator Marketing Worldwide

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $22.4 $18.8 18.8

Billings $153.2 $128.5 19.2

Employees 168 163 3.1

Offices 5 6 -16.7

Notes: Communicator Marketing Worldwide is the merger of six marketing services agencies dealing with sales promotion, new media, sports, event and direct marketing. Essentially, it is the marketing services division of Lighthouse Global Network. Communicator's largest merged unit is the former Davidson Marketing, Chicago.

Officer: Jay Farrell, chmn & CEO

Headquarters: Communicator Marketing Worldwide/54 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, Ill. 60610/Phone: 312-527-3900/Fax: 312-527-3327/URL: www.communicatorww.com

DWP/Bates Technology

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $11.8 $7.2 62.4

Billings $94.8 $54.3 74.6

Employees 79 69 14.5

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: DWP/Bates Technology is a technology branding agency with clients such as BellSouth, WorldCom and CDW. In mid-2000, Bates Worldwide bought Donino, White & Partners, Atlanta, and created DWP/Bates Technology. The agency plans to expand outside its Atlanta base.

Officer: Frank Donino, chmn & CEO

Headquarters: DWP/Bates Technology/One Ravinia Dr., 9th Fl., Atlanta, Ga. 30346/Phone: 770-668-5700/Fax: 770-668-5707/URL: www.dwpbates.net

Other Cordiant Shops

Bates Healthworld

Agency totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $140.4 $120.8 16.2

Billings $936.5 $805.7 16.2

Employees 1,858 1,448 28.3

Offices 25 23 8.7

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $95.2 $79.7 19.4

Billings $635.0 $531.6 19.4

Employees 347 329 5.5

Offices 2 2 0.0

Notes: Bates Healthworld is an international healthcare agency fully owned by Cordiant. It grew out of the agency Girgenti Hughes Butler & McDowell. The agency purchased healthcare shop Falk Communications, New York, in 2000.

Officer: Steven Girgenti, CEO

Headquarters: Bates Healthworld/100 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10013/Phone: 212-625-4000/Fax: 212-966-2964/URL: www.healthworld.net

Campaign Palace

Agency totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $9.0 $14.0 -35.7

Billings $83.0 $109.0 -23.9

Notes: Campaign Palace is separate from the Bates network in Australia because it competes directly with that network. Just over 20% of CP's gross income comes from its Melbourne office.

Officers: Reg Bryson, CEO

Headquarters: Campaign Palace/150 William St., Sydney, Australia 2011/Phone: 61-2-9368-5000

CCG.XM Worldwide

Agency totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $32.7 $18.0 81.6

Employees 353 225 56.9

Offices 11 11 0.0

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $19.3 $9.4 104.9

Employees 165 125 32.0

Offices 3 3 0.0

Notes: CCG.XM Worldwide is the interactive unit of Cordiant, overseeing e-business and online initiatives.

Officer: Ian Smith, CEO

Headquarters: CCG.XM Worldwide/489 Seventh Ave., New York, N.Y. 10018/Phone: 212-297-8000/Fax: 212-297-8001/URL: www.ccgxm.com

Diamond Ad

Agency totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $62.0 $49.0 26.5

Billings $519.6 $454.0 14.0

Notes: CCG purchased 80% of Diamond Ad in December 1999.

Officer: Soo-Sam Chae, pres & CEO

Headquarters: Diamond Ad/Korea Chemical Bldg., 27-8 Chamwon-Dong, Seocho-Ku, Seoul, Korea/Phone: 82-2-513-1114/Fax: 82-2-545-4027/URL: www.diamond.co.kr

Scholz & Friends

Agency totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $74.0 $75.0 -1.3

Billings $590.0 $601.0 -1.8

Notes: Scholz & Friends is Cordiant's second network. It consolidates into its German headquarters returns from 15 offices in 13 countries.

Officer: Peter M. Schoning, chmn & CEO

Headquarters: Scholz & Friends/Steinhoft 9, Hamburg, Germany 20459/Phone: 49-40-376-810/Fax: 49-40-376-81461/URL: www.scholz-and-friends.de

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