Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

Are WPP and Dentsu preparing for a tussle over IPG?

In the blue corner we have WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell and in the red corner my friend George Parker of Adscam fame. And this particular fight (they’ve had the odd tussle over the years)? Who, if anyone, is going to ...

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Sorrell’s pay hits £30m, Dessie sells Channel 5 for £450m, David’s second coming for ‘subservient chicken’

***More from the wonderful world of adland and its parallel universe of ridiculous pay awards: WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell trousered £29.8m in 2013, despite having his base pay reduced after shareholders moaned quite loudly about his previous pay packet. ...

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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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