Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP faces testing time as organic growth slows to a trickle

WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell (below) reports its half-year results on Wednesday but it seems pretty clear what the headline numbers will show: little or no organic growth (against expectations of 0.5 per cent) although the rather well-informed Sunday Times ...

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Sorrell warns of massive media agency upheaval

WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell (below) has been telling Campaign (which is going monthly from weekly on the eve of its 50th birthday, interestingly) that media agencies are facing a dramatic structural shift as clients decide they want “the best ...

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Sorrell’s pay at WPP to be limited to £15m

WPP boss (and founder) Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay this year is to be £48m (down from £70m in total last year) and under new rules will not be more than £15m next. He also collects another fortune from WPP dividends ...

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Is Advertising Week a triumph of box office over usefulness?

I see that Advertising Week founder Matt Scheckner is threatening to take Advertising Week Europe, on in London this week, away from the UK because of Brexit. Can’t see that having Teresa May and her three Brexiteers quaking in their ...

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WPP CEO Sorrell to take pay cut – to about £50m

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell (below) will receive about £50m this year from the marcoms giant, down from £70m last year. This is because the controversial Leap bonus scheme has fewer shares in it (this is its last year) so ...

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