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express
How much we earn is every Brit's most closely guarded secret, says DAVID ROBSONspecies. They may become peers but they aren’t in our peer group. A decade or
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species. They may become peers but they aren’t in our peer group. A decade or two ago I played cricket against Sir Martin Sorrell, the world’s biggest advertising tycoon who last year took a (reduced) annual salary of only £50million. He... Read more
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PRWeek UK
GMP's Amanda Coleman awarded fellowship of the PRCAan outstanding contribution to the PR and comms industry. Coleman joins the li
PRWeek UK / Posted 3 days ago
an outstanding contribution to the PR and comms industry. Coleman joins the likes of Angela Heylin OBE, Lord Bell, and Sir Martin Sorrell – all of whom are PRCA fellows. The police comms chief, who is also chairman of the Association of Police... Read more
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PRWeek UK
GMP's Coleman awarded fellowship of the PRCAan outstanding contribution to the PR and comms industry. Coleman joins the li
PRWeek UK / Posted 3 days ago
an outstanding contribution to the PR and comms industry. Coleman joins the likes of Angela Heylin OBE, Lord Bell, and Sir Martin Sorrell – all of whom are PRCA fellows. The police comms chief, who is also chairman of the Association of Police... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Snap did what it said it would, so why is its stock struggling?voiced concerns about users skipping ads on Snapchat and the special effort req
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
voiced concerns about users skipping ads on Snapchat and the special effort required to design commercials for the app. Martin Sorrell, CEO of ad agency giant WPP, gave unenthusiastic mentions of Snap in TV interviews . He said Facebook — which... Read more
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PRWeek US
Holding company woes represent good news for PRad agency market has fundamentally changed. Wieser, who was in Cannes this yea
PRWeek US / Posted 8 days ago
ad agency market has fundamentally changed. Wieser, who was in Cannes this year, including at an FT lunch with WPP CEO Martin Sorrell I also attended, highlighted zero-based budgeting at many clients, which Sorrell mentioned at that event and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Since its IPO, Snap Inc. did exactly what it said it would, so why is its stock struggling?concerns about users skipping past ads on Snapchat and the special effort requi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
concerns about users skipping past ads on Snapchat and the special effort required to design commercials for the app. Martin Sorrell, chief executive of ad agency giant WPP, gave unenthusiastic mentions of Snap in TV interviews in recent days.... Read more
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Variety
Snap’s Vanishing Value: Snapchat Parent Has Shed $15 Billion in Market Capand Instagram competition is increasing.” Snap investors got more discouraging
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
and Instagram competition is increasing.” Snap investors got more discouraging words Wednesday from WPP chief exec Sir Martin Sorrell, who said in a CNBC interview that Facebook has “very successfully” copied Snapchat’s best ideas. “If you... Read more
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PRWeek US
PR's power players share their visionall referenced the Pope in answer to the most influential question. Over at WP
PRWeek US / Posted 15 days ago
all referenced the Pope in answer to the most influential question. Over at WPP, Ogilvy EMEA CEO Michael Frohlich chose Martin Sorrell, while Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ EMEA chairman and CEO Lars Erik Gronntun opted for Donna Imperato. Ketchum... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Safety first: Lessons from the cyberattack on WPPis thought to have originated from a WPP shop in Ukraine, was intended to bring
PRWeek UK / Posted 15 days ago
is thought to have originated from a WPP shop in Ukraine, was intended to bring chaos, not to obtain sensitive information Martin Sorrell was quick to declare that WPP was "open for business." But this was somewhat contradicted by pictures that... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Flack on Friday: Downing Street, sporting endevours, Sir Martin Sorrell and Pippa MiddletonFlack on Friday: Downing Street, sporting endeavours, Sir Martin Sorrell and Pi
PRWeek UK / Posted 15 days ago
Flack on Friday: Downing Street, sporting endeavours, Sir Martin Sorrell and Pippa Middleton In Flack this week: a subtle clue about the new Number 10 comms chief, good deeds on bikes and in the sea, and what is Sir Martin Sorrell doing with Pippa... Read more
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PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing, 7.6.2017: Another customer apology from United Airlinesto the BBC. The cyberattack also targeted corporations including FedEx and mark
PRWeek US / Posted 16 days ago
to the BBC. The cyberattack also targeted corporations including FedEx and marketing giant WPP. This week, WPP CEO Martin Sorrell indicated to the Financial Times that his company is still working to get some systems back on track,... Read more
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PRWeek US
Management consultancies can't just 'buy' agency culture, Sorrell says Sir Martin Sorrell has described consultancy groups buying creative agencies
PRWeek US / Posted 16 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell has described consultancy groups buying creative agencies as "a bit strange" and questioned if they can "buy culture". WPP’s chief executive told PRWeek... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Management consultancies can't just 'buy' agency culture, Sorrell says Sir Martin Sorrell has described consultancy groups buying creative agencies
PRWeek UK / Posted 16 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell has described consultancy groups buying creative agencies as "a bit strange" and questioned if they can "buy culture". WPP’s chief executive told PRWeek... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Andy Murray through at Wimbledon to make it four Brits in third roundon Centre Court. The Duchess of Cambridge's siblings were joined in the Royal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
on Centre Court. The Duchess of Cambridge's siblings were joined in the Royal Box by Labour deputy leader Tom Watson, Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, and Labour peer Baroness Margaret Ford. Konta had a scare when her... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pippa Middleton shows off honeymoon glow at Wimbledon in racy see-through dressdefence. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson also made an appearance in the covete
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
defence. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson also made an appearance in the coveted seats in South West London today. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, and Labour peer Baroness Margaret Ford, also attended. Murray is... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Aljaz Bedene and Heather Watson lead way for UK in second round of Wimbledontennis tournament. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson will also be making an appe
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
tennis tournament. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson will also be making an appearance in the coveted seats, along with Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, and Labour peer Baroness Margaret Ford. World number one Murray... Read more
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express
For the many? Labour's Tom Watson mocked after being spotted in ROYAL BOX at Wimbledonthe tennis Mr Watson was sat in front of Pippa and James Middleton, the Dutche
express / Posted 17 days ago
the tennis Mr Watson was sat in front of Pippa and James Middleton, the Dutchess of Cambridge's siblings, in the box. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, and Labour Party peer Baroness Margaret Ford also arrived. The... Read more
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PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing, 7.5.2017: Catching you up after the long weekendby a major cyberattack last week are still not operating at 100% capacity, acco
PRWeek US / Posted 17 days ago
by a major cyberattack last week are still not operating at 100% capacity, according to the Financial Times. WPP chief Martin Sorrell told the newspaper, "Given the scope of the attack, there is no instant, universal fix." Other companies hit... Read more
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PRWeek US
Cannes: it's a wrapto this year’s event. PR representing at Cannes The work Cannes in the spotl
PRWeek US / Posted 22 days ago
to this year’s event. PR representing at Cannes The work Cannes in the spotlight Big opinions from thought leaders Martin Sorrell pushes back hard on Cannes – suggests moving to another city, reduces headcount by half, says event costs WPP... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Flack on Friday: PRCA boating fun, Glastonbury celeb spotting, poaching Publicis, you do what for a living?Citypress boss Charles Tattersall was seen offering moral support to his fellow
PRWeek UK / Posted 22 days ago
Citypress boss Charles Tattersall was seen offering moral support to his fellow Manc Liam Gallagher. Indeed, if Sir Martin Sorrell is serious about moving Cannes away from the Cote D’Azur, perhaps the Ascential Group might consider The... Read more
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Mumbrella
'Still very much open for business': WPP's Sorrell stands firm after IT outageremains open for business despite the company’s systems being crippled by the P
Mumbrella / Posted 23 days ago
remains open for business despite the company’s systems being crippled by the Petya malware over the past two day, boss Sir Martin Sorrell told staff in an internal memo overnight. As of this morning, Australian time, the global sites are running... Read more
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The Economic Times
Petya ransomware continues to clog up port systems,major networksunit was also hit, while a number of WPP Plc companies continue to be affected
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
unit was also hit, while a number of WPP Plc companies continue to be affected by the cyber attack, Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell and John Seifert, CEO of the ad giant’s Ogilvy & Mather unit, said in memo to staff. Package delivery company... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cyber attack on WPP group disrupts work at India unitsare being very supportive, it is loss of business,” he said. Earlier, in an int
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
are being very supportive, it is loss of business,” he said. Earlier, in an internal memo, a copy of which is with ET, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP and John Seifert, Worldwide Chairman & CEO, Ogilvy & Mather, said that organisations around the... Read more
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PRWeek UK
PR shines, and have we reached 'Peak Lions'? Six takeaways from Cannes Lions 2017Marcel poses a real question about the future of the Festival of Creativity. At
PRWeek UK / Posted 24 days ago
Marcel poses a real question about the future of the Festival of Creativity. At an FT lunch, WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell said his marcoms giant had half the number of attendees this year (500), and called for Cannes Lions to be... Read more
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PRWeek US
WPP cyber attack: Sorrell urges staff to work 'as close to business as usual as possible' Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our cli
PRWeek US / Posted 24 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our clients experience in the hours and days ahead is as close to business as usual as we... Read more
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PRWeek UK
WPP cyber attack: Sorrell urges staff to work 'as close to business as usual as possible' Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our cli
PRWeek UK / Posted 24 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our clients experience in the hours and days ahead is as close to business as usual as we... Read more
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PRWeek UK
WPP attack: Sorrell urges staff to work 'as close to business as usual as possible' Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our cli
PRWeek UK / Posted 24 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell last night urged WPP staff to "make sure that what our clients experience in the hours and days ahead is as close to business as usual as we can... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
WPP falls prey to cyber attack, server goes downA link to WPP’s annual report and accounts for 2016 was also appended on the pa
Marketing Interactive / Posted 24 days ago
A link to WPP’s annual report and accounts for 2016 was also appended on the page. According to a memo from WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell to its staff seen by Marketing, he said the company is “still very much open for business”, see the full memo... Read more
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PRWeek US
Cannes Lions chairman Savage: 'We will continue to be good listeners'into a specific committee made up of the constituent part of a client base. Let
PRWeek US / Posted 25 days ago
into a specific committee made up of the constituent part of a client base. Let’s see if we can make it better than it is. Martin Sorrell has spoken about shifting the Lions Festival out of Cannes. Is that somewhat like shifting Coca-Cola out of... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Cannes Lions chairman Savage: 'We will continue to be good listeners'into a specific committee made up of the constituent part of a client base. Let
PRWeek UK / Posted 25 days ago
into a specific committee made up of the constituent part of a client base. Let’s see if we can make it better than it is. Martin Sorrell has spoken about shifting the Lions Festival out of Cannes. Is that somewhat like shifting Coca-Cola out of... Read more
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PRWeek US
Watch: State Street PR chief on Fearless Girl's conception, earned media explosion and huge Cannes winning streakfirm, spoke to PRWeek UK editor-in-chief Danny Rogers in Cannes last week. Wat
PRWeek US / Posted 26 days ago
firm, spoke to PRWeek UK editor-in-chief Danny Rogers in Cannes last week. Watch the interview below: Go to PRWeek's Cannes hub for more from the festival, including more videos with industry leaders Sir Martin Sorrell, Rob Flaherty and... Read more
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PRWeek US
Tectonic plates of Cannes are shiftingsuch as WPP, Omnicom, and Interpublic Group. Speaking on Wednesday at a lunch
PRWeek US / Posted 26 days ago
such as WPP, Omnicom, and Interpublic Group. Speaking on Wednesday at a lunch hosted by the Financial Times, WPP’s CEO Martin Sorrell said: "Cannes has got to be rethought big time and repositioned. Some of it is diversionary, at best,... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Watch: State Street PR chief on Fearless Girl's conception, earned media explosion and huge Cannes winning streakfirm, spoke to PRWeek UK editor-in-chief Danny Rogers in Cannes last week. Wat
PRWeek UK / Posted 26 days ago
firm, spoke to PRWeek UK editor-in-chief Danny Rogers in Cannes last week. Watch the interview below: Go to PRWeek's Cannes hub for more from the festival, including more videos with industry leaders Sir Martin Sorrell, Rob Flaherty and... Read more
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PRWeek UK
BBDO and WPP take top company awards at Cannes Lionscompanies collecting Lions this year. Sorrell (left) celebrates with worldwide
PRWeek UK / Posted 26 days ago
companies collecting Lions this year. Sorrell (left) celebrates with worldwide creative director John O'Keeffe (right) Martin Sorrell, founder and chief executive of WPP, did not shy away from pointing out the industry’s criticisms of the... Read more
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express
Star Wars Han Solo movie to be DELAYED? Disney boss speaks out after director crisisa person claiming to have been associated with the Star Wars 'Red Cup' (Han Sol
express / Posted 26 days ago
a person claiming to have been associated with the Star Wars 'Red Cup' (Han Solo) project. Speaking with Robert Kraft and Martin Sorrell, he is quoted by E! as saying that he hopes "to honour the great work already done”. Kathleen Kennedy,... Read more
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Mumbrella
Martin Sorrell speaks out yet again about WPP's uneasy relationship with CannesSir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP, has spoken out about the advertisin
Mumbrella / Posted 26 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP, has spoken out about the advertising industry’s “collective seven-year itch” with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. For the seventh year in a row, WPP was named the world’s most... Read more
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New York Post
Patriots owner tells story of how Putin ‘took’ his Super Bowl ringthe infamous Super Bowl ring appropriation by Russian President Vladimir Putin
New York Post / Posted 27 days ago
the infamous Super Bowl ring appropriation by Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of a Q&A with WPP Chief Executive Martin Sorrell on the Cannes Lions stage, but Sorrell got him to tell the story to the international ad executives who... Read more
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PRWeek US
BBDO and WPP take top company awards at Cannes Lionscompanies collecting Lions this year. Sorrell (left) celebrates with worldwide
PRWeek US / Posted 27 days ago
companies collecting Lions this year. Sorrell (left) celebrates with worldwide creative director John O'Keeffe (right) Martin Sorrell, founder and chief executive of WPP, did not shy away from pointing out the industry’s criticisms of the... Read more
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27d
Business Wire
WPP Makes It a Magnificent Seven in CannesHealthy Hands Chalk Sticks” from Ogilvy Mumbai for ITC Savlon; and “The One Mom
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
Healthy Hands Chalk Sticks” from Ogilvy Mumbai for ITC Savlon; and “The One Moment” for Morton Salt by Ogilvy Chicago. Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP, said: “As ever, this award simply reflects the achievements of our wonderfully... Read more
27d
Boston Globe
Kraft’s words of wisdom at Cannesa question about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey. During a
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
a question about President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey. During an hourlong sitdown with British businessman Martin Sorrell and film director Ron Howard, Kraft declined to comment on Comey’s firing — “Before I comment on things, I... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WPP, Publicis criticise size and scope of ad conference in Cannesgreater part in the event, first held in 1954 to exhibit advertising films. "C
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
greater part in the event, first held in 1954 to exhibit advertising films. "Cannes has to change," WPP's chief executive Martin Sorrell told Reuters. "If we would be starting the concept again today, what would we do differently?" he added,... Read more
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Reuters
WPP, Publicis criticize size and scope of ad conference in Cannesgreater part in the event, first held in 1954 to exhibit advertising films. "C
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
greater part in the event, first held in 1954 to exhibit advertising films. "Cannes has to change," WPP's chief executive Martin Sorrell told Reuters. "If we would be starting the concept again today, what would we do differently?" he added,... Read more
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29d
/Film
Ron Howard on Han Solo Directing Gigresponse to the burden that has been placed on him. Howard spoke on a panel mo
/Film / Posted 29 days ago
response to the burden that has been placed on him. Howard spoke on a panel moderated by founder and CEO of WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, at the Cannes Lions conference about stepping in to finish shooting Han Solo, which had three weeks of... Read more
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New York Post
Patriots’ owner says NFL’s future is through live-streamingseason. “There has been a dramatic shift,” Kraft said at Cannes Lions, speakin
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
season. “There has been a dramatic shift,” Kraft said at Cannes Lions, speaking as part of an interview with WPP Group CEO Martin Sorrell. “This year we’re with Amazon and for us the future is OTT.” Kraft continued: “We’ll be very interested to... Read more
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PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing, 6.23.2017: Soul searching about the future of Cannestogether a committee to "ensure it continues to respond to the needs of the ind
PRWeek US / Posted 29 days ago
together a committee to "ensure it continues to respond to the needs of the industry," according to Campaign. WPP CEO Martin Sorrell and his counterpart at Omnicom Group, John Wren, have also reportedly chatted about shaking up the annual... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Ron Howard Says Han Solo Film Was "a Little Opportunity That Came My Way"Lions on Friday and briefly discussed the opportunity to contribute to the Star
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
Lions on Friday and briefly discussed the opportunity to contribute to the Star Wars universe. Interviewed on stage by Martin Sorrell, the founder and CEO of British ad company WPP, he called the film "a little opportunity that came my... Read more
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Variety
Ron Howard on ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie Directing Gig: ‘I’ve Been a Fan Forever’been in production, and there’s a lot of really great work there.” Howard appe
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
been in production, and there’s a lot of really great work there.” Howard appeared on a panel moderated by WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell along with Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and Major League Soccer’s New England... Read more
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New York Post
Ad giant Publicis says it will skip Cannes Lions next yearisn’t the only ad giant with mixed feelings. “There is general concern about t
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
isn’t the only ad giant with mixed feelings. “There is general concern about the positioning and cost of Cannes,” WPP CEO Martin Sorrell told The Post after Thursday’s bombshell. “My view is it will have to change, maybe even its... Read more
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PRWeek US
Shares in Cannes Lions' owner fall as Publicis pulls out and WPP voices doubtsWPP said "the jury is out" on its future participation. "Cannes has got to be
PRWeek US / Posted 30 days ago
WPP said "the jury is out" on its future participation. "Cannes has got to be rethought big time and repositioned," Sir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, said at a lunchtime event with the Financial Times in Cannes today. "Some of it... Read more
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