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express
Restaurant Group, WPP, British Airways and AstraZenecahas begun looking for candidates to succeed found Sir Martin SorrellWPP vets ri
Restaurant Group, WPP, British Airways and AstraZeneca
express / Posted yesterday
has begun looking for candidates to succeed found Sir Martin SorrellWPP vets rivals for new leader WPP has begun identifying potential candidates to eventually succeed founder... Read more
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Market Watch
WPP CEO Sorrell receives $103 mln in compensationWPP's Martin Sorrell was once again the highest-paid chief executive in the adv
WPP CEO Sorrell receives $103 mln in compensation
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
WPP's Martin Sorrell was once again the highest-paid chief executive in the advertising industry last year, receiving 70.4 million pounds ($103 million) in compensation. The bulk of Mr. Sorrell's 2015 compensation came from a hefty long-term... Read more
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thebee
WPP Confirms Succession Plan For £70m SorrellWPP has started identifying possible successors to its chief executive Sir Mart
WPP Confirms Succession Plan For £70m Sorrell
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
WPP has started identifying possible successors to its chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell - also confirming he received the second-biggest payday in history for the boss of a UK-listed company. The world’s biggest marketing services company, which... Read more
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thebee
WPP Builds Succession Plan For £70m SorrellThe world’s biggest marketing services company has identified external candidat
WPP Builds Succession Plan For £70m Sorrell
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
The world’s biggest marketing services company has identified external candidates who could eventually succeed Sir Martin Sorrell, it will say on Friday as it confirms that he received the second-biggest payday in history for the boss of a UK-listed... Read more
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express
Business news: WPP, RBS, 3i, Taylor WimpeyRBS, 3i, Taylor Wimpey BEATING its rivals to a wave of marketing contracts in
Business news: WPP, RBS, 3i, Taylor Wimpey
express / Posted 2 days ago
RBS, 3i, Taylor Wimpey BEATING its rivals to a wave of marketing contracts in the US has delivered bumper sales for WPP. Martin Sorrell said consumers and companies both seem 'increasingly cautious and risk averse' The advertising giant won or... Read more
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Reuters
Obama fails to swing Britain behind EU as 'Out' takes poll leadpressure on British voters. "I don't think we'd be well advised to issue threa
Obama fails to swing Britain behind EU as 'Out' takes poll lead
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
pressure on British voters. "I don't think we'd be well advised to issue threats from Europe," Steinmeier said in Berlin. Martin Sorrell, CEO of the world's biggest advertising company, said that the referendum looked finely balanced and that some... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sorrell defends £70 million pay deal as WPP sales leapSir Martin Sorrell has come out fighting just 24 hours before WPP, the advertis
Sorrell defends £70 million pay deal as WPP sales leap
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell has come out fighting just 24 hours before WPP, the advertising company he founded and runs, was set to confirm in its annual report that his pay for last year reached almost £70 million. “It is all heavily performance related,”... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
WPP enjoys sales rise ahead of sports events 'bonus' but repeats Brexit fears Sir Martin Sorrell recently defended his £63 million pay packet amid increasi
WPP enjoys sales rise ahead of sports events 'bonus' but repeats Brexit fears
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell recently defended his £63 million pay packet amid increasing scrutiny over executive remuneration Sir Martin Sorrell's global advertising group WPP... Read more
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The Irish Times
Solid US trading boosts advertising group WPPwhich have all reported solid trading due to buoyant demand in North America.
Solid US trading boosts advertising group WPP
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
which have all reported solid trading due to buoyant demand in North America. WPP, led by the high profile businessman Martin Sorrell, attributed the solid start to the year to a strong performance in North America where a raft of major... Read more
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BBC News
Advertising giant WPP warns on 'Don Draperish' optimismlargest advertising and marketing group came despite another record year with p
Advertising giant WPP warns on 'Don Draperish' optimism
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
largest advertising and marketing group came despite another record year with pre-tax profits of just under £1.5bn. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive, said: "Despite this strong performance, the always on, Don Draperish general industry... Read more
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BBC News
WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell defends £70m pay package - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell defends £70m pay package
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell defends £70m pay... Read more
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International Business Times
WPP's sales beat expectations but Sir Martin Sorrell reiterates Brexit concerns net sales, was the best-performing business sector with revenues up 7.9% year-o
WPP's sales beat expectations but Sir Martin Sorrell reiterates Brexit concerns
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
net sales, was the best-performing business sector with revenues up 7.9% year-on-year to £1.4bn. Group chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell, who earlier this month came under scrutiny for a total remuneration package that is expected to reach £70m... Read more
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examiner.com
Olympic Channel sets high goals for more quality sports broadcastingthe content and make it a favorite for many viewers. Exarchos’ presentation fol
Olympic Channel sets high goals for more quality sports broadcasting
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
the content and make it a favorite for many viewers. Exarchos’ presentation followed a sports themed talk by Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of the WPP Group, during which Sorrell explained briefly that WPP Group would be contributing its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Perils of paying CEOs too much: When shareholders say noindexing company performance to that of other firms in the same industry. The
Perils of paying CEOs too much: When shareholders say no
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
indexing company performance to that of other firms in the same industry. The latter case is frequently made by WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell, who is never shy of pointing out that the firm has handsomely outperformed rivals in recent years. Fast-food... Read more
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dna
On capability, Sam Balsara and Martin Sorrell are on par: Vikram SakhujaHe gives me all the space, and is very patient and receptive to what I have to
On capability, Sam Balsara and Martin Sorrell are on par: Vikram Sakhuja
dna / Posted 6 days ago
He gives me all the space, and is very patient and receptive to what I have to say. So from that standpoint, he is my Martin Sorrell. You are comparing Sam to Sir Martin Sorrell? I am serious. In terms of capability, both are on par. Sam has... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
IPG CEO Michael Roth talks to us about diversity, Yahoo, and why Arianna Huffington told him off (IPG)bring the depth and breadth of offerings that we do. BI: That’s what they say
IPG CEO Michael Roth talks to us about diversity, Yahoo, and why Arianna Huffington told him off (IPG)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
bring the depth and breadth of offerings that we do. BI: That’s what they say about you. IPGBI: One of the things Sir Martin Sorrell quite helpfully does each year is he lists out how much his agencies are spending with the biggest media... Read more
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Connecticut Post
IPG CEO Michael Roth talks to us about diversity, Yahoo, and why Arianna Huffington told him off (IPG)bring the depth and breadth of offerings that we do. BI: That’s what they say
IPG CEO Michael Roth talks to us about diversity, Yahoo, and why Arianna Huffington told him off (IPG)
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
bring the depth and breadth of offerings that we do. BI: That’s what they say about you. IPGBI: One of the things Sir Martin Sorrell quite helpfully does each year is he lists out how much his agencies are spending with the biggest media... Read more
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heraldscotland
McColl says executive salaries ‘absolutely crazy’resident. Mr McColl defended the earnings of businessmen who had created their
McColl says executive salaries ‘absolutely crazy’
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
resident. Mr McColl defended the earnings of businessmen who had created their own companies, such as WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell who was recently forced to defend a £70m pay packet ahead of his own company’s AGM. “He’s a really talented... Read more
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examiner.com
PR expert Martin Sorrell coaches sports leaders to renew industry imagein sports like soccer, athletics and tennis have taken a toll on the entire spo
PR expert Martin Sorrell coaches sports leaders to renew industry image
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
in sports like soccer, athletics and tennis have taken a toll on the entire sports industry. On April 20, WPP Chiarman Sir Martin Sorrell coached sports industry leaders about pragmatic solutions when he opened the Digital Summit of the 2016 Sport... Read more
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iol.co.za
Racer Susie stands up for shamed F1 bossmade derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controve
Racer Susie stands up for shamed F1 boss
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
made derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controversy, was interviewed by WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference on Tuesday. His comment that “I don't know whether a woman would be... Read more
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Super Sport
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestonemade derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controve
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
made derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controversy, was interviewed by WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference on Tuesday. His comment that "I don't know whether a woman would be... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone after women racer remarksmade derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controve
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone after women racer remarks
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
made derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controversy, was interviewed by WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference on Tuesday. His comment that "I don’t know whether a woman would be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone after women racer remarksmade derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controve
Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone after women racer remarks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
made derogatory comments in the past about women and is no stranger to controversy, was interviewed by WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference on Tuesday. His comment that "I don’t know whether a woman would be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit would hit financial services sector hardest - City of London Corporationof the most high-profile City figures calling for Britain to remain in the EU i
Brexit would hit financial services sector hardest - City of London Corporation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
of the most high-profile City figures calling for Britain to remain in the EU include former M&S boss Lord Stuart Rose, Sir Martin Sorrell and PR guru Roland Rudd. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are among the financial institutions... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Midge AM: Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn outhe’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vl
The Midge AM: Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn out
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
he’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vladimir Putin. Later in the same chat with Martin Sorrell of WPP, he said: “I don’t know whether a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly, and they... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Midge PM: Oh what a night as Clinton and Trump win big in New Yorkhe’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vl
The Midge PM: Oh what a night as Clinton and Trump win big in New York
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
he’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vladimir Putin. Later in the same chat with Martin Sorrell of WPP, he said: “I don’t know whether a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly, and they... Read more
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HITC Sport
Vladimir Putin should be in charge of Europe, says Bernie Ecclestonein the EU referendum debate. “I think Europe has become less important, full s
Vladimir Putin should be in charge of Europe, says Bernie Ecclestone
HITC Sport / Posted 11 days ago
in the EU referendum debate. “I think Europe has become less important, full stop,” he told the WPP chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, during a conversation at Advertising Week Europe in London. Sorrell asked if he meant western Europe,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn outhe’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vl
Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn out
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
he’s gonna do, he gets the job done.” Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Vladimir Putin. Later in the same chat with Martin Sorrell of WPP, he said: “I don’t know whether a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly, and they... Read more
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iol.co.za
F1 boss insults female driverssomeone should remind him that @IndyCar doesn't have power steering, and we're
F1 boss insults female drivers
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
someone should remind him that @IndyCar doesn't have power steering, and we're strong enough to drive those.” Asked by Martin Sorrell, a non-executive director of Formula One and whose grandparents came from Russia, whether immigrants had... Read more
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iafrica.com
Women drivers incapable - Ecclestonenotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging inter
Women drivers incapable - Ecclestone
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging interview with F1's non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin "should be running Europe". He said... Read more
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The Irish Times
London briefing: Sorrell pay advertises sense of self-worthMartin Sorrell, the septuagenarian boss of advertising giant WPP, doesn’t like
London briefing: Sorrell pay advertises sense of self-worth
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Martin Sorrell, the septuagenarian boss of advertising giant WPP, doesn’t like the word “pay”. Instead, it seems, he prefers the term “reward” to describe the lavish remuneration that will see him collect a pay package in the region of £70 million... Read more
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Japan Today
Women incapable of driving in F1, says Ecclestone ‹ Japan Todaynotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging inter
Women incapable of driving in F1, says Ecclestone ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging interview with F1’s non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe”. He said... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
F1 boss Ecclestone says women racing drivers will not 'be taken seriously'contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP
F1 boss Ecclestone says women racing drivers will not 'be taken seriously'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP (Wire and Plastic Products) chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, also hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be... Read more
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Herald Sun
Formula One boss is utterly bonkersnotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interv
Formula One boss is utterly bonkers
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interview with F1’s non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe”. Sorrell... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Women drivers incapable, says Formula One boss Ecclestonenotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging inter
Women drivers incapable, says Formula One boss Ecclestone
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging interview with F1's non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin "should be running Europe". He said... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Formula One boss is utterly bonkersnotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interv
Formula One boss is utterly bonkers
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interview with F1’s non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe”. Sorrell... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Formula One boss is utterly bonkersnotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interv
Formula One boss is utterly bonkers
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interview with F1’s non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe”. Sorrell... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Women drivers incapable, says F1 boss Ecclestonenotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging inter
Women drivers incapable, says F1 boss Ecclestone
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wide-ranging interview with F1's non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin "should be running Europe". He said... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Formula One boss is utterly bonkersnotably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interv
Formula One boss is utterly bonkers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
notably the current deputy team principal at Williams. In a wideranging interview with F1’s non-executive director Martin Sorrell, the outspoken Ecclestone also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe”. Sorrell... Read more
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The Star
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women driversthe sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women drivers
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
the sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, also hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be... Read more
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Super Sport
F1 boss draws flak over commentsthe sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year
F1 boss draws flak over comments
Super Sport / Posted 11 days ago
the sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, also hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women driversthe sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women drivers
Reuters Sports News / Posted 11 days ago
the sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, also hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be... Read more
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International Business Times
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says women would not be able to physically drive a F1 car quickly executive positions in the future. "Women are more competent, and they don't ha
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says women would not be able to physically drive a F1 car quickly
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
executive positions in the future. "Women are more competent, and they don't have massive egos," he told businessman Sir Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, media reported. The dailybeast was critical of Ecclestone's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women driversthe sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year
F1 boss draws flak for comments about women drivers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
the sport and dismissed the contribution of immigrants to Britain. The 85-year-old Briton, speaking to WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, also hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin as a man who "should be... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bernie Ecclestone says Vladimir Putin should be 'running' EuropeEU referendum and said he believed immigration has brought no benefits whatsoev
Bernie Ecclestone says Vladimir Putin should be 'running' Europe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
EU referendum and said he believed immigration has brought no benefits whatsoever to Britain. Speaking at Advertising Week Europe in London, he told the WPP chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell: “I think Europe has become less important, full... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europebillion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir P
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europe
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
billion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir Putin "run Europe" when speaking to WPP CEO Martin Sorrell at Advertising Week Europe on Tuesday. He also added that he is completely backing a Brexit — Britain leaving... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europebillion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir P
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europe
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
billion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir Putin "run Europe" when speaking to WPP CEO Martin Sorrell at Advertising Week Europe on Tuesday. He also added that he is completely backing a Brexit — Britain leaving... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Female drivers 'aren't strong enough' to drive fast cars, says Formula 1 bossthe quote from the event on Twitter this afternoon, along with a photograph of
Female drivers 'aren't strong enough' to drive fast cars, says Formula 1 boss
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
the quote from the event on Twitter this afternoon, along with a photograph of Ecclestone speaking with businessman Sir Martin Sorrell. Susie Wolff as she was set to make history, becoming the first woman to take part in F1 Women and men alike... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europebillion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir P
Bernie Ecclestone: We should get rid of Brussels and Putin should be in charge of Europe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
billion (£2.2 billion), said "we should get rid of Brussels" and let Vladimir Putin "run Europe" when speaking to WPP CEO Martin Sorrell at Advertising Week Europe on Tuesday. He also added that he is completely backing a Brexit — Britain leaving... Read more
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AdWeek
Facebook Partners With 3 Companies to Improve Its Verification of Ad Metricspay for video views that users might be merely scrolling past instead of viewin
Facebook Partners With 3 Companies to Improve Its Verification of Ad Metrics
AdWeek / Posted 12 days ago
pay for video views that users might be merely scrolling past instead of viewing in their newsfeeds. Last fall, WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell said Facebook's standards were "ludicrous" and called on the company to improve the way it measures whether a... Read more
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