Print Published 12th Mar 2017, 19:00

Latest £41.5m share award brings Sorrell’s WPP stake to £385m

WPP’s founder and chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was awarded shares worth £41.5 million last week in respect of the final year of the company’s LEAP incentive scheme.  Nearly half of those shares were sold immediately to settle the related tax charge of about £20 million, leaving a net gain of £21.5 million.