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Press Release

MDC Partners Hires Chad Saul as Chief Growth Officer

Former CMO of Deutsch LA Expands Company’s Business Development Team

NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 – MDC Partners announced today that it has hired Chad Saul as Chief Growth Officer, to be based in Los Angeles.  In this newly created role, Saul will be charged with helping to identify and attract new clients to MDC Partners and its agency network.

“We are thrilled to welcome Chad to the MDC Partners family and to add the benefit of his perspective, extensive knowledge and expertise to our business development team,” said Miles Nadal, Chairman and CEO of MDC Partners.  “Not only is he an undeniable talent with a fantastic record of growth, but his drive, entrepreneurial spirit and personal, dynamic approach with clients are a perfect match for the way we operate at MDC.  In partnership with our Chief Marketing Officer Bob Kantor, Chad will be an incredible asset, enhancing our revenue growth initiatives and expanding our national presence to help drive new business opportunities across the MDC network.”

Saul comes to MDC Partners with nearly 20 years of experience working with blue-chip brands at top agencies, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer at Deutsch LA, where he led prospecting and pitching for the IPG company.  There, he was a driving force in a run of successful competitive pitches including Volkswagen, PlayStation, Dr Pepper, HTC, Snapple, Target and Southwest Airlines.  Prior to joining Deutsch, Saul spent time running and pitching business for Arnold, McCann Erickson and Saatchi and Saatchi’s Team One.

“The opportunity to work with such a broad and impressive network of partners is extremely exciting,” said Saul.  “MDC Partners has assembled a diverse world-class group of agency thought-leader partners, and working with MDC will allow me to do what I do best – prospect the right clients and opportunities to match the network’s exceptional resources.  The opportunities to grow the MDC Partners portfolio are literally limitless.”

“We’ve enjoyed phenomenal growth and had great success in creating collaborative models across our network for the benefit of our clients,” added Bob Kantor, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer.  “We’re pleased to now have Chad join our team to create additional opportunities for our agency partners to initiate transformational and sustainable profitable growth for clients.”

About MDC Partners Inc.

MDC Partners is one of the world’s largest Business Transformation Organizations that utilizes technology, marketing communications, data analytics, insights and strategic consulting solutions to drive meaningful returns on Marketing and Communications Investments for multinational clients in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.

MDC Partners’ durable competitive advantage is to Empower the Most Talented Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders to Drive Business Success to new levels of Achievement, for both our Clients and our Shareholders, reinforcing MDC Partners’ reputation as “The Place Where Great Talent Lives.”

MDC Partners’ Class A shares are publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol “MDCA” and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “MDZ.A”.

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MDC Partners Inc.

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CONTACT:

Alexandra Delanghe

VP, Corporate Communications

646-429-1845

adelanghe@mdc-partners.com