Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

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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Did departed Sorrell push too hard to make WPP too big?

In a digital age it’s always useful to remind oneself of the standard of the best print journalism and the New Yorker (now online too, of course) is a good place to look. Here’s author Ken Auletta on Sir Martin ...

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WPP lid on Sorrell investigation lets down shareholders

When the CEO and founder of a big public company resigns in a hurry over allegations of “personal misconduct,” seemingly involving some money, you might expect shareholders to be apprised of the result of the investigation. At the very least ...

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WPP after Sorrell: why breaking up is so hard to do

By Julie Langley Any external candidate to succeed Sir Martin Sorrell as CEO is unlikely to be available to start straight away – at this level many are working to around six months plus notice. That’s a significant hiatus at ...

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