Tag Archives: WPP

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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Adam&eveDDB chases down Omnicom rival AMV in UK billings league

The Campaign/Nielsen billings for UK creative agencies have emerged and, as suspected, AMV BBDO’s long term lead has been cut, Omnicom sibling adam&eveDDB narrowing the gap to £96m. AMV had its first full year without Sainsbury’s and the gap may ...

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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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