Berlin, Germany, July 26, 2010 -- Alina Kessel will become the new Chief Executive Officer of
the DDB Tribal Group. She will assume this position in the 4th quarter of 2010 and thereby
complete the leadership trio of the new DDB Tribal Group. The top manager, who was born in
Russia and raised in the USA, will expedite the expansion of the group’s international consulting
excellence and also run the DDB Tribal location in Berlin from an operative standpoint.