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									                             PRESS RELEASE
                            Monday, 21 May 2007
 ZenithOptimedia make key senior appointments in India
                    and Vietnam

Philip Talbot announced today two senior appointments in India and
Vietnam.

In India, Rabe.T. Iyer, the current General Manager of ZenithOptimedia
Vietnam, will be relocated to run ZenithOptimedia Mumbai and will be
responsible for the growing development of ZenithOptimedia’s operations in
West and South India. Rabe will report to Ambika Srivastava, the CEO of
ZenithOptimedia India.

Commenting on this appointment, Philip Talbot said “Talent management is
a key element in ZenithOptimedia's ongoing success in the region. We aim
to give all our key employees the opportunity and support, so that they can
realise their career expectations.

Rabe is a great example of this. He has done a superb job for us in the 4
years he has been in Vietnam. In that time he has built the agency from
the ground up to become one of the leading communication companies in
Vietnam. Rabe is best suited to grow our Mumbai operation to match the
success we have already had with our Delhi office”

“Rabe’s rich experience with network, working with a blue chip client
portfolio over the last four years makes him an ideal candidate to build our
operation both in Mumbai and the South” says Ambika Srivastava CEO of
ZenithOptimedia India”

Rabe says “Vietnam has given me the laboratory experience in building
capability and evolving the service portfolio in a landscape where
consumers are high jumping traditional ways of interacting with brands. I




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see the opportunity to apply this know-how to a market with similar
dynamics as Vietnam at this time but at a much larger scale”

Replacing Rabe in Vietnam will be Thomas De Foucaud, who joins as
Managing Director. Thomas has been in Vietnam for 6 years and prior to
this he was the Managing Director of TNS Media.

Philip Talbot said about the appointment, “Thomas was the ideal candidate
for us as we going into our second phase of development in Vietnam.
Thomas has an in depth understanding of the media scene in Vietnam and
how it is developing. He is also a businessman who understands client’s
needs. Thomas will be able to bring these elements together to ensure we
continue to provide the best services for our clients in this rapidly growing
market”

In a further move to strengthen the overall group structure, Venkat
Kotamaraju has been named Associate General Manager for Zenithmedia.


For further information please contact:

Matt Semple
Regional Development Director
Tel: +852 2236 9083
matthew.semple@zenithoptimediagroup.com.hk

Ambika Srivastava
CEO ZenithOptimedia India
Tel: +91 124 4195 151
asrivastava@zenithoptimediaindia.com

Rabe T. Iyer
General Manager, ZenithOptimedia Vietnam
Tel: +84 8 827 6002
rabe_t_iyer@optimedia.com.vn

About ZenithOptimedia:

ZenithOptimedia (ZO) is one of the world's leading global media services agencies with
170 offices in 60 countries partnering global giants like Nestle, L’Oreal, HP, Heineken,
Whirlpool, Puma, British Airways, Toyota and Sanofi-Aventis.
ZenithOptimedia is committed to delivering to clients the best possible return on their
advertising investment. This approach is supported by a unique system for strategy
development and implementation, The ROI Blueprint. A suite of proprietary ZOOM
(ZenithOptimedia Optimisation of Media) tools have been designed to add value and
insight at each stage of the communication process.

								
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