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WPP after Sorrell: why breaking up is so hard to do

By Julie Langley Any external candidate to succeed Sir Martin Sorrell as CEO is unlikely to be available to start straight away – at this level many are working to around six months plus notice. That’s a significant hiatus at ...

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VCCP tops AAR’s new business table as AMV waits to see if a Sainsbury’s-free year narrows the billings gap

The AAR (Advertising Agency Register as was) has ranked VCCP as its top new business agency for the seventh straight year. VCCP, now affiliated to the WPP empire, won 21 pieces of business from all sources in 2017 including Britvic, ...

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Glucklich is back in the business as CEO of Dentsu’s Amplifi

Former Starcom CEO Pippa Glucklich has resurfaced at Dentsu Aegis Network after taking a few months out to spend time with her family. In her new role as CEO of Amplifi UK, Glucklich will become DAN’s head of all things ...

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Is Adam Crozier the bookies’ favourite for WPP? How about a small wager on former Tag boss Steve Parish?

We may find out the result of the WPP board’s investigation into CEO Sir Martin Sorrell next week according to sources – Sorrell has been accused of “personal misconduct” by someone – although that still seems pretty unlikely with a ...

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Zuckerberg begins Facebook’s case for the defence

Here are some supposed highlights from Faceboook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s first day of testimony before the US Congress following the Cambridge Analytica data mis-use revelations (87m users had their information hacked). Not much new here from a contrite Zuckerberg although ...

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