Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP’s Sorrell opposes Bell and Pottinger’s PR buyout plans

Sir Martin Sorrell (pictured), whose WPP marcoms group owns 18 per cent of old colleague Lord Bell’s Chime Communications, says he opposes the plan by Lord Bell and other senior managers including Piers Pottinger, to buy out parts of the ...

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In-house agency Spark 44 makes ad debut for Jaguar

And its ‘Alive’ campaign isn’t half bad. Spark 44 is the new in-house Jaguar agency headed by former Porsche marketing guru Hans Riedel that wrested the US account away from Euro RSCG last year. Its new ad is running all ...

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WPP’s Sorrell in buoyant mood as he wheels out £1bn 2011 profits

Chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was in feisty form as he reported the best set of financial performance figures in years at the world’s largest marketing services company by revenue (full results here). The WPP growth engine is, apparently, firing ...

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Sorrell tells Levy: Don’t buy Chinese car agency O&R

In an extraordinary new twist to the Oriental & Rende story I posted the other day, WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell (pictured) has written to his counterpart at Publicis Groupe, Maurice Lévy, warning him of the dangers of acquiring ...

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In Britain the Sun comes out every day – really

Well there’s a line and a half for you but this is the one Rupert Murdoch and News International hope will persuade about two and a half million people to buy the Sun – not ‘The Sun on Sunday’ it ...

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