Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO of Publicis Groupe, comments: “ The year has gotten off to a very good start, with first quarter organic growth at 6.3%. New business has remained on a very firm track. The global advertising environment is favourable, benefiting from strong growth in the US and China, as well as the Football World Cup, the effects of which will be most apparent in the second quarter. In these circumstances, we confirm our full-year organic growth and earnings forecasts. ”
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