Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

Team WPP strikes again as DraftFCB loses Coors

Miller Coors, the North American beer venture between SAB Miller and Molson Coors, has sacked long-time Coors agency Interpublic-owned DraftFCB and succumbed to the temptations of an offer from WPP to combine the talents of JWT, Ogilvy, Y&R and Grey. ...

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Publicis Groupe’s Klues and Roberts see pay rise

The big marcoms groups have been defying gravity recently with their financial results, all of them growing way ahead of growth rates in Western economies where most of their business is still based. So the various big bosses have been ...

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WPP’s Sorrell wins £13m pay and shares package

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell’s base pay last rose from £1,m to £1.3m (relatively modest by current CEO standards, as he says) but his pay and benefits package rose from £4.23m to £6.77m including a payment from WPP’s short term ...

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Google’s direct challenge to agencies with TrueView

Here something to chill the hears and wallets of agency folk everywhere (actually they might be one and the same). The ad business’s favourite ‘frenemy’ Google is rolling out its Adwords for Video offer with TrueView video ads aimed at ...

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WPP ahead of target but media buying rival Aegis is growing twice as fast

Marcoms giant WPP grew its like-for-like revenue four per cent in the first quarter of 2011, slightly ahead of budget and roughly in line with recent figures from biggest rivals Omnicom and Publicis Groupe. Latin America was the fastest-growing region ...

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