Tag Archives: John Wren

How much is a Cannes Lion worth? $10m on entries plus $500,000 for the party?

Sounds extraordinary doesn’t it but that’s what one Cannes veteran reckons one agency network spent on this year’s ad beanfeast. No idea if ‘entries’ includes board and lodging but it probably doesn’t. One entry for the film awards costs around ...

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WPP’s Sorrell and shareholders limber up for annual pay fist fight

This one is becoming a hardy perennial – according to the Sunday Times WPP investors are (once again) revolting over CEO Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay package. Last year SMS trousered about £13m in salary (£1.3m), bonus and shares (about £5.6m), ...

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