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ICON is Selected as a Top Workplace in CT 2015

STAMFORD, Conn., October 6, 2015 – Hearst Connecticut Newspapers has recognized ICON International, Inc. as one of their Top Workplaces 2015 for the fifth consecutive year.

Hearst Connecticut Media partnered with employee-survey specialist WorkplaceDynamics to survey over 10,000 employees throughout Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties. Fifty employers, including both nonprofits and for-profit companies, made the Top Workplaces list this year, more than previous years.

The companies that made the Top Workplaces list were solely selected by the survey results about the workplace completed by their employees. WorkplaceDynamics keeps their criteria confidential to prevent companies from attempting to manipulate rankings. According to ctpost.com, Top Workplaces are not only better places to work but are more likely to be successful than peer organizations.

“We are proud to have made this list for the fifth consecutive year,” says Richard Upton, executive vice president of operations at ICON International.  “Our goal is to provide a well-balanced work environment for our people so they can continue to do great things for our company.”

When asked about the chances of obtaining a position at ICON, Dawn Montelione, vice president of human resources, responded, “The ICON team has grown tremendously in the last year.  We are up 16% this year and are regularly looking for outstanding sales and media talent.”  If you are interested in working at ICON please email your resume to jobs@iconinternational.com. According to the employees, ICON is a Top Workplace in Connecticut!

About ICON International

ICON International, Inc. (www.iconinternational.com) is a specialized finance company engaged in corporate barter to help companies restore value to underperforming assets and fund corporate expenses. ICON International, Inc. is a part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

 About The DAS Group of Companies

The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.