Founded in 1972, Porter Novelli is one of the leading providers of public relations services in the world. The company operates more than 100 offices in over 60 countries. Its clients include Sony, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Wyeth, Merck, Dow, Texaco, Absolut, Timberland, Hewlett-Packard, McDonald's and British Airways. Porter Novelli is a part of the Omnicom Group. The company serves the health care, government, financial service and nonprofit industries.