World's top 25: 24 Panoramic Communications

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Organization totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $116.0 $99.1 17.1

Billings $1,315.0 $1,206.5 9.0

Employees 756 712 6.2

Offices 19 12 58.3

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $111.3 $94.4 18.0

Billings $1,288.6 $1,174.3 9.7

Employees 735 678 8.4

Offices 17 11 54.5

Notes: Panoramic Communications is the newly formed marketing communications holding company encompassing the independent operating companies of epb Communications. Lead agency is epb Communications which is largely Earle Palmer Brown. Other companies include R.J. Palmer, a media specialist company, three Web design companies, two design operations and a consulting firm. The holding company is a partner of Earle Palmer Brown and The Destination Group, a private equity firm in Los Angeles. TDG besides taking an equity position provides capital, management and services such as recruiting and retaining talent. Egan St. James was sold to Pittsburgh agency Blattner Brunner in 2000. Egan St. James was the old Ketchum Advertising. It was bought by epb Communications several years ago from Omnicom Group. Panoramic claimed $1.1 million in gross income in 2000 vs. $5.6 million gross income in 1999 from Egan St. James.

Officer: Jeremy E. Brown, CEO.

Headquarters: Panoramic Communications/685 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017/Phone: 212-916-7600/Fax: 212-986-5976/URL: www.epb.com

epb Communications

Consolidated network totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $101.3 $87.6 15.6

Billings $1,216.0 $1,129.9 7.6

Employees 756 712 6.2

Offices 19 12 58.3

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $96.6 $82.9 16.6

Billings $1,190.6 $1,097.7 8.5

Employees 735 678 8.4

Offices 17 11 54.5

Notes: Panoramic's agency network is epb Communications, which includes the epb Communications agency (Earle Palmer Brown), Pagano Schenk & Kay, Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown, KSK Communications, BEN Marketing, GR8, Munroe Creative Partners and Odyssey Systems Corp. Not shown in the listings are media specialist agency R.J. Palmer, epb's PR unit and Micheal Allen Co.

Officer: Jeremy Brown, pres & CEO.

Headquarters: epb Communications/685 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017/Phone: 212-986-4962/Fax: 212-986-4955/URL: www.epb.com

epb Communications

Agency brand totals ($ in millions)

Worldwide 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $45.8 $42.6 7.5

Billings $362.7 $360.1 0.7

Employees 259 251 3.2

Offices 4 4 0.0

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $41.1 $37.9 8.6

Billings $338.4 $327.5 3.3

Employees 259 251 3.2

Offices 4 4 0.0

European offices Billings

epb Communications, London (MJ) 24.4

Notes: The epb Communications agency brand in this report is the agency Earle Palmer Brown.

Officer: Jack Reed, Pres

Headquarters: epb Communications/685 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017/Phone: 212-986-4962/Fax: 212-986-4955/URL: www.epb.com

BEN Marketing

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $13.5 $9.6 40.2

Billings $84.4 $68.6 23.0

Employees 81 76 6.6

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: BEN is a traditional agency with a marketing services component that accounts for about a quarter of its returns.

Officer: Charles Nardizzi, CEO

Headquarters: BEN Marketing/One Stamford Landing, Stamford, Conn. 06902/Phone: 203-969-1311/Fax: 203-969-1309/URL: www.benmarketing.com

GR8

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $6.4 $6.1 5.0

Billings $45.0 $40.9 10.0

Employees 80 77 3.9

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: GR8 is a traditional agency.

Officers: Craig Ziegler, pres

Headquarters: GR8/2400 Boston St., Ste, 300, Baltimore, Md. 21224/Phone: 410-837-0070/Fax: 410-685-2616/URL: www.gr8.com

Kioken

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $3.4 NA NA

Billings $3.6 NA NA

Employees 15 NA NA

Offices 1 NA NA

Notes: Kioken is an interactive shop.

Officer: Peter Kang, CEO & co-founder

Headquarters: Kioken/59 John St., 5th Fl., New York, N.Y. 10038/Phone: 212-346-7860/Fax: 212-346-7858/URL: www.kioken.com

KSK Communications

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $4.6 $4.2 9.3

Billings $28.1 $28.6 -1.9

Employees 36 40 -10.0

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: KSK is a traditional agency.

Officer: Karen Kennedy, pres

Headquarters: KSK Communications/8618 Westwood Center Dr., Vienna, Va. 22182/Phone: 703-734-1880/Fax: 703-821-2756/URL: www.kskcommunications.com

Munroe Creative Partners

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $3.5 $3.4 5.0

Billings $24.4 $22.2 10.0

Employees 30 29 3.4

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: Munroe is a traditional agency.

Officer: Judy Monroe, CEO

Headquarters: Munroe Creative Partners/1435 Walnut St., Ste. 600, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102/Phone: 215-563-8080/Fax: 215-563-1270/URL: www.munroe.com

Odyssey Systems

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $1.2 NA NA

Billings $1.3 NA NA

Employees 15 NA NA

Offices 1 NA NA

Notes: Odyssey Systems Corp. is a Philadelphia-based Internet communications startup firm acquired in March 2001 by Panoramic, which plans to merge the 20-person firm and its EPBi unit under the Odyssey name.

Officer: Dave Haan, pres

Headquarters: Odyssey Systems/400 Shurs Lane, Suite 2B, Philadelphia, Pa. 19128/Phone: 215-487-2000/Fax: 215-487-2001/URL: www.iliad.com

Pagano Schenck & Kay

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $2.7 $2.9 -7.6

Billings $18.3 $21.1 -13.5

Employees 18 17 5.9

Offices 1 1 0.0

Notes: Pagano Schenck & Kay in March 2001 relocated from Boston to New York. The move was made because of the opportunities for more business in New York, and to close the geographic gap that made it difficult for the agency to integrate its services with those of other Panoramic shops in the New York area. PS&K was bought in 1999.

Officer: Beau Fraser, pres

Headquarters: Pagano Schenck & Kay/685 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017/Phone: 212-916-7606/Fax: 212-309-2730/URL: www.psk.com

Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown

Agency totals ($ in millions)

U.S. 2000 1999 % chg

Gross income $14.9 $12.3 21.0

Billings $143.7 $130.3 10.3

Employees 145 140 3.6

Offices 6 2 200.0

Notes: YPB is a traditional agency 85% owned by Panoramic Communications.

Officer: Peter C. Yesawich, pres & CEO

Headquarters: Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown/423 South Keller Rd., Ste. 100, Orlando, Fla. 32810/Phone: 407-875-1111/Fax: 407-875-1115/URL: www.ypb.com

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