Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

Life After Sorrell: it’s no good talking up creativity if you don’t have the talent and guts to support it

Much chatter in adland on the new Life After Sorrell era (LAS) and how it’s a great opportunity for creativity to make a comeback as the differentiator between agencies and a sure-fire way to the client’s wallet. Hmm. Have they ...

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WPP stops the rot but rumours swirl over Kantar sale

WPP flatlined in the first quarter of 2018 with like-for-like revenues less pass through costs down 0.1 per cent (net sales as was), which would have been seen as a problem had Sir Martin Sorrell still been in charge but, ...

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Departed WPP boss Sorrell gets by with £13.9m in 2017

Departed WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell was paid £13.9m by WPP in 2017, including a £10m share handout. This compares to the £48.1m he received in 2016 and stonking £70.4m he trousered in 2015. He still stands to collect up ...

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Life after Sorrell: when the boys were back in town

Here’s another picture worth a thousand words, taken from an interesting article on the Sorrell fall-out and its implications for Mad. Ave. by Avi Dan in Forbes. No idea where this dodgy crew were when it was taken – Cannes? ...

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Ford creative review is first big test for new WPP managers

Did Sir Martin Sorrell’s abrupt demise from WPP spark Ford’s announcement that it was inviting other agencies to pitch for its account; handled (mostly) by JWT from Model T days and latterly with WPP’s GTB (Global Team Blue) agency? Ford ...

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