Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

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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A picture that’s worth a thousand words

They do say that a picture is worth a thousand words and it’s certainly the case in this one of WPP’s currently embattled Sir Martin Sorrell – in best Darth Vader mode – taken by Simon Dawson for Bloomberg. Simon ...

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Is Adam Crozier the bookies’ favourite for WPP? How about a small wager on former Tag boss Steve Parish?

We may find out the result of the WPP board’s investigation into CEO Sir Martin Sorrell next week according to sources – Sorrell has been accused of “personal misconduct” by someone – although that still seems pretty unlikely with a ...

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