The company founded in 1926 by Marcel Bleustein has become one of the world leaders in advertising and communication.

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  • N° 3 in the global advertising industry

Profits and dividends (million €)

Wages and turnover (2021, million €)

Greenhouse gas emissions

CEO pay

6,47 million € (2021)

Pay ratio between CEO and average worker

86 (2021)


51,5 % of employees 34,8 % of executive committee (2021)

Lobbying expenses declared

335 -435 thousand € (Paris and Brussels, 2021)

Share of subsidiaries in secret jurisdictions

8,5 % (2019)


88 531 globally (2021)
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  • Headquarters 133, avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris
  • Leadership Arthur Sadoun (CEO), Maurice Lévy (president of the supervisory council)
  • Shareholders Elisabeth Badinter (6.59%), BlackRock (5.04%)
  • Board members Maurice Lévy (president of the supervisory council), Elisabeth Badinter (vice-president of the supervisory council), Simon Badinter (Médiavisions), Jean Charest (former Prime minister of Québec and vice-Prime minister of Canada), Sophie Dulac (Les écrans de Paris, Badinter family), Tom H. Glocer (Angelic Venture), Marie-Josée Kravis (administrator of companies), André Kudelski (Kudeslski Group), Suzan LeVine (former US ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein), Antonella Mei-Pochtler (Boston Consulting Group), Cherie Nursalim (Giti Group), Pierre Penicaud (workers representative), Patricia Velay-Borrini (workers representative).
  • Key subsidiaries Sapient, MSLGroup, Saatchi & Saatchi, Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), Leo Burnett
  • Main countries France, United States, United Kingdom

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