Its dominance in France already well-established, Publicis Consultants nonetheless supplemented its domestic operations in 2005 through a merger with Mediasystem, another Publicis Groupe company with its focus on employee communications. But it is the expansion of the Publicis Consultants brand into the international arena that is the real story of the past three years. Today, the firm operated 35 agencies in 14 countries and employs 700 people from 20 different nationalities. The client list has been growing too, with a healthy mix of leading French companies and multinationals, many of them working with one or more disciplines or one or more offices, including Cathay Pacific, Eutelstat, Finnmeccanica, Legrand, Panasonic, Rexel, Sunny D, Thomson, Tommy Hilfiger, Carlson WagonLit Travel, EADS, Treadneedle, Arcelor, the European Commission, HP, and Manpower.
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