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World's top 25: 22 Cheil Communications

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Organization totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $150.4 $130.7 15.1

Billings $949.3 $630.9 50.5

Employees 842 826 1.9

Offices 14 13 7.7

Notes: Cheil Communications, the largest ad organization and agency in South Korea, is the inhouse unit of Samsung Electronics, its owner. Returns from the company's U.S. offices in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Los Angeles and Miami are included in totals, as are branch offices throughout Europe and Asia.

Officer: Dongman Bai, pres

Headquarters: Cheil Communications/Cheil Bldg., 736-1, Hannam 2-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-212/Phone: 82-2-3780-2461/Fax: 82-2-3780-2221/URL: www.cheil.co.kr


Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $5.4 $3.5 54.4

Billings $71.7 $39.2 83.2

Employees 25 27 -7.4

Offices 4 4 0.0

Notes: CCA is a consolidation of offices in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Los Angeles and Miami.

Officer: Michael C.S. Kim, pres

Headquarters: CCA/105 Challenger Rd., Ridgefield Park, N.J. 07660/Phone: 201-229-6050/Fax: 201-229-6058

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