Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 30th Apr 2018, 18:53

WPP’s data management and research business for sale?

WPP is reported to be in discussions about shedding its Achilles heel – the collection of data management and research businesses that were consolidated under the Kantar Consulting banner last... Read more
Published 30th Apr 2018, 08:32

WPP joins Publicis in reporting revenue fall

Currency movements have played havoc with revenues reported by global groups for the first quarter of 2018, as WPP followed Publics Groupe in reporting a material decline. WPP’s revenue fell... Read more
Published 28th Apr 2018, 08:00

Sorrell’s rewards cut by 71% as expected

As predicted last year, Sir Martin Sorrell’s reward package for 2017 was much reduced after WPP introduced a new incentive package in the wake of shareholder criticism (see Sir Martin Sorrell takes... Read more
Published 27th Apr 2018, 11:05

Williams makes abrupt exit from Porta Communications

AIM listed Porta Communications’ chief executive Steffan Williams has left abruptly today without any explanation.  He will formally retire from the public relations group’s board on 5... Read more
Published 16th Apr 2018, 13:54

Investors speculate on WPP’s future as shares slip further

Shares in the world’s largest marketing group WPP shed more than 5% of their value this morning in the wake of the sudden departure of chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell (see Sorrell shock: “In... Read more
Published 14th Apr 2018, 23:58

Sorrell shock: “In the interest of all it is best for me to step down”

Sir Martin Sorrell has stepped down as chief executive of the world’s biggest marketing group that he founded – WPP - in circumstances that he could never have dreamt of. Faced with an... Read more
Published 14th Apr 2018, 23:00

Sector share prices: 12 April 2018

Over half the publicly listed marketing companies lost value in the latest month to 12 April, led by Zinc Media (down 36.7%), Matomy Media Group (down 19.7%), Porta Communications (down 15.8%) and... Read more
Published 9th Apr 2018, 14:06

WPP in the spotlight – for all the wrong reasons

The allegation of personal misconduct that has been levelled at WPP’s founder and chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell has yet to be proven (see WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell denies allegations of... Read more
Published 4th Apr 2018, 00:10

WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell denies allegations of misconduct

Sir Martin Sorrell this morning issued a strong denial of any financial impropriety in response to an allegation of personal misconduct that is being investigated on behalf of WPP, the world’s... Read more
Published 28th Mar 2018, 19:30

Sir Martin Sorrell gifts £10m to charitable foundation

Sir Martin Sorrell this week donated shares worth about £10 million to his charity, the JMCMRJ Foundation, increasing its WPP shareholding to about £61 million and more than compensating for the... Read more