Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 6th Jul 2017, 08:31

Bids and Deals: July 2017

Dentsu has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the Indian data analytics and performance marketing company Sokrati Technologies, bringing annual revenue of £2.7 million and 138 employees to its Merkle... Read more
Published 4th Jul 2017, 08:18

Lesniak retires as Next Fifteen non-executive director

Alicja Lesniak has retired as a non-executive director of Next Fifteen Communications Group with effect from 30 June after two three-year terms, having been the senior independent director and chair... Read more
Published 29th Jun 2017, 22:55

Some WPP companies still suffering from cyber attack

This evening WPP acknowledged that a number of its companies continue to be disrupted by this week's global malware attack. “With any such attack, data security is of primary concern”, the... Read more
Published 28th Jun 2017, 15:23

WPP elaborates on impact of cyber attack

WPP has issued an update on the impact of yesterday’s cyber attack, indicating that many of its businesses “are experiencing no or minimal disruption”. WPP said that a number of its... Read more
Published 27th Jun 2017, 17:48

WPP hit by latest global cyber-attack

The world’s largest marketing group WPP has confirmed that it has been one of the victims of today’s global ransomware attack on computer systems. “WPP is assessing the situation and is... Read more
Published 12th Jun 2017, 18:12

Sector share prices: 12 June 2017

The General Election has poured a further bucket load of cold water on to the stock market and there can be little likelihood of any excitement for some time to come. Shares in marketing... Read more
Published 10th Jun 2017, 07:48

comScore adds five non exec directors ahead of amending accounts

comScore, the US audience measurement company, has appointed five heavy weight non-executive directors ahead of publishing its delayed accounts for last year and revised results for the three... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:44

Another annual meeting, another dodging of WPP’s succession plan

Prior to last year’s annual meeting, WPP’s new chairman Roberto Quarta shared his views about management succession: “Succession planning must consider two scenarios: a planned process of... Read more
Published 8th Jun 2017, 10:23

Sorrell faces continuing investor unease

WPP’s highly successful chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was treated to another dose of shareholder unease at yesterday’s annual meeting. Over 20% of shareholders voted against the approval... Read more
Published 7th Jun 2017, 14:21

Private Equity: is there a better way?

Can value be realised from a private business without the risk of giving up control? The Business Growth Fund may provide one answer.   In the nineteen eighties marketing agencies were created... Read more