Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

Sorrell sets his sights on MediaMonks for new vehicle S4

Sir Martin Sorrell’s first target for his S4 data to content business is MediaMonks it seems, a Netherlands-based digital production company with over 600 staff in Amsterdam, London, Stockholm, Dubai, New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, ...

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WPP begins sell-off with stakes in Globant and AppNexus

WPP has begun its expected programme of disposals in the wake of Sir Martin Sorrell’s departure, with its stakes in Buenos Aires-based software business Globant and digital ad exchange AppNexus first on the block. American Telecoms giant AT&T is to ...

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Sorrell denies prostitute allegations, says publicity could affect new S4

Former WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell was asked on stage at the Cannes Lions if he’d visited a prostitute, paid for by company money, as widely reported. He told New Yorker writer Ken Auletta that the accusation “wasn’t true,” although ...

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Trump and Sorrell: the reality behind two great illusionists?

By Jane Austin in Cannes Were there any deliberate parallels that were being drawn between Michael Wolff’s description of the ascent of US president Donald Trump and the demise of advertising’s own Sun King Sir Martin Sorrell in the Cannes ...

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Steady as she goes says WPP’s Read – but are there storms on the horizon?

Here’s rear admiral Mark Read of WPP, in a suitably nautical setting at the Cannes Lions, telling Campaign – what exactly? That WPP doesn’t need to be smaller but needs to be “easier to navigate” and more “client-centric.” Which is, ...

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