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  • 1. Please THIS PROXY WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN. IF NO DIRECTION IS MADE, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR ELECTION OF EACH OF THE DIRECTOR Mark Here NOMINEES, FOR PROPOSAL 2, AGAINST PROPOSALS 3 and 4 AND IN THE DISCRETION OF THE PROXY HOLDERS ON ANY OTHER MATTER AS MAY PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE MEETING. for Address Change or Comments S EE RE VERSE SIDE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE FOR PROPOSAL 2 AND AGAINST X PLEASE MARK YOUR VOTES AS IS PROPOSALS 3 AND 4. IN THIS EXAMPLE FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN 1. Election of Directors 2. Confirm the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for 2008 AGAINST Nominees: FOR FOR ALL FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN 01. Frank J. Borelli 06. Mary J. Steele Guilfoile 3. Shareholder Proposal on Special Shareholder 02. Reginald K. Brack 07. H. John Greeniaus Meetings 03. Jocelyn Carter-Miller 08. William T. Kerr 04. Jill M. Considine 09. Michael I. Roth FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN 05. Richard A. Goldstein 10. David M. Thomas 4. Shareholder Proposal on an advisory vote on If you plan to executive compensation. attend the For, except vote against for the following nominee(s): WILL ATTEND Annual Meeting please mark the WILL ATTEND box. Signature Signature Date The signer hereby revokes all proxies heretofore given by the signer to vote at said meeting or any adjournments thereof. NOTE: Joint owners should each sign. When signing as attorney, executor, administrator, trustee or guardian, please give full title as such. FOLD AND DETACH HERE WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF INTERNET OR TELEPHONE VOTING, BOTH ARE AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. Internet and telephone voting is available through 11:59 PM Eastern Time the day prior to annual meeting day. Your Internet or telephone vote authorizes the named proxies to vote your shares in the same manner as if you marked, signed and returned your proxy card. TELEPHONE INTERNET 1-866-540-5760 Use any touch-tone telephone to Use the internet to vote your proxy. OR vote your proxy. Have your proxy Have your proxy card in hand card in hand when you call. when you access the web site. If you vote your proxy by Internet or by telephone, you do NOT need to mail back your proxy card. To vote by mail, mark, sign and date your proxy card and return it in the enclosed postage-paid envelope. You can view the Annual Report and Proxy Statement on the Internet at
  • 2. FORM OF PROXY THE INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES, INC. PROXY SOLICITED ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, May 22, 2008 The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Michael I. Roth, Frank Mergenthaler and Nicholas J. Camera, and each of them, his true and lawful agents and proxies, with full power of substitution in each, to represent the undersigned at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of THE INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES, INC. to be held in the Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52nd Street, New York, New York, on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9:30 A.M. Eastern Time, and at any adjournments thereof, on all matters to come before the meeting. If you are a participant in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Savings Plan (the “Plan”), this card also constitutes voting instructions by the undersigned to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“JPMorgan”), the trustee of the trust maintained under the Plan, for all shares held of record by JPMorgan as to which the undersigned is entitled to direct the voting. Any shares for which voting instructions are not timely received, will not be voted by JPMorgan. JPMorgan will vote any unallocated shares held under the Plan in the same proportion as it votes shares for which timely instructions are received. THIS PROXY WHEN PROPERLY EXECUTED WILL BE VOTED IN THE MANNER DIRECTED HEREIN. IF NO DIRECTION IS MADE, THIS PROXY WILL BE VOTED FOR ELECTION OF EACH OF THE DIRECTOR NOMINEES, FOR PROPOSAL 2, AGAINST PROPOSALS 3 AND 4 AND IN THE DISCRETION OF THE PROXY HOLDERS ON ANY OTHER MATTER AS MAY PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE MEETING. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SPECIFY YOUR CHOICES BY MARKING THE APPROPRIATE BOXES, SEE REVERSE SIDE, BUT YOU NEED NOT MARK ANY BOXES IF YOU WISH TO VOTE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ RECOMMENDATIONS. HOWEVER, THE PROXY HOLDERS CANNOT VOTE YOUR SHARES UNLESS YOU SIGN, DATE AND RETURN THIS CARD. (Continued, and to be marked, dated and signed, on the other side) Address Change/Comments (Mark the corresponding box on the reverse side) FOLD AND DETACH HERE THE INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES, INC. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS May 22, 2008 9:30 A.M. PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA 25 WEST 52ND STREET NEW YORK, NEW YORK