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Lazard, WPP & Richard Attias & Associates Announce Nation Branding Joint Initiative
Published on June 11, 2015

Paris, London, New York, June 11, 2015 — Lazard, WPP and Richard Attias & Associates (a WPP affiliate) announced today a joint initiative to create nation branding programs through the organization of international economic conferences.

These programs will help increase the global visibility of client countries, position these countries for global investment, promote government and sovereign clients’ agendas for economic development, and present their economic development programs to a global audience of partners and investors to stimulate inbound foreign direct investment and public-private partnerships.

The services offering of the initiative will include financial advisory, strategic communications, marketing, media, and promotion, content development and production, and the design and organization of interactive live experiences.

This initiative brings together Lazard, the world leader in financial advisory to governments, WPP, the world leader in communications services, and its affiliate Richard Attias & Associates, a leading strategic communications and nation branding consultancy.


Media Contacts

Lazard
:
Victoire Grux, Majorelle, +1 33 6 04 52 16 55, vgrux@majorelle-pr.fr
Judi Frost Mackey, Lazard New York, +1 212 632 1428, judi.mackey@lazard.com
Richard Creswell, Lazard London, +44 20 7187 2305, richard.creswell@lazard.com

WPP:

Kevin McCormack, WPP New York, +1 212 632 2200, Kevin.McCormack@wpp.com
Chris Wade, WPP London, +44 207 408 2204, Chris.Wade@wpp.com

Richard Attias & Associates
:
Coraline Bardinat, +33 1 42 68 83 94, coraline.bardinat@richardattiasassociates.com