Agency’s transformational growth drives award-winning work for clients

TORONTO, May 2, 2018 – The Holmes Report recognized Weber Shandwick Canada at the 2018 North American
SABRE Awards, where the agency won the coveted title of Canadian Agency of the Year. As the only multinational
finalist in the category, the agency contributes its success to the award-winning client work produced over the past year.

“We are honoured the Holmes Report has recognized our agency and our people for the great work they do everyday
on behalf of our amazing clients,” says Greg Power, CEO and President of Weber Shandwick North. “Winning Canadian
Agency of the Year is proof of concept for our innovative agency model and collaborative working culture.”

Weber Shandwick Canada has transformed its market-leading offer over the past three years to keep pace with the
changing needs of clients, spurred by the relentless evolution of media in Canada. The agency continues its strong
growth in a disruptive industry environment thanks to its investment in creative, integrated media and strategic planning
talent, all lead by a deep commitment to delivering a winning client experience.

“The greatest achievement is driving a real business impact for clients,” says Power.

About Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 78 cities with a network extending to 129
cities around the world. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign
activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work.
Weber Shandwick was the only public relations agency included on the Advertising Age Agency A-list in 2014 and 2015
and the only PR firm designated an A-List Agency Standout in 2017 and 2018. Weber Shandwick was honored as
PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Holmes Report’s Global Agency of the Year in 2010,
2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017, and The Holmes Report’s Global Digital Agency of the Year in 2016. The firm deploys deep
expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare,
technology, public affairs, financial services, employee engagement, social impact, financial communications and crisis
management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic
Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit