Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

Spend half an hour at MIPTV with Maurice Levy

As soon as the sun comes out so do the awards/endless talk fests – Cannes isn’t that far away now, of course. Last week we had Adweek Europe in London and now it’s turn of MIPTV, another excuse to leg ...

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WPP makes yet another foray into China with XMKT buy

Another day dawns and dropping into the inbox is another acquisition by WPP. Sir Martin Sorrell’s hyperactive company has announced that it is buying XMKT Group, a Chinese marketing services agency specialising in customer experience management. Founded in 2010, XMKT ...

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Advertising Week lines up celebs – what about ads?

Haven’t really investigated what joys London’s version of Advertising Week (March 31-April 4) holds for us (although obviously there will be an appearance by Sir Martin Sorrell). But I read in The Drum that, among the ‘highlights’ will be veteran ...

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WPP’s Sorrell confounds shareholders with £22m

WPP shareholders keep trying to rein in CEO (and company founder) Sir Martin Sorrell (left) but the wily fox is rather more adept at escaping their clutches. Last year 60 per cent of shareholders revolted over his £17.6m package, leading ...

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Crown versus WPP – media buying version, that is

‘Ello, ‘ello, what’s going on ‘ere? Campaign reports that the Crown Commercial Service, which has taken over running UK government ad contracts from the late and entirely unlamented Government Procurement Service, has had to postpone its tender for all the ...

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