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Market Watch
If Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t get huge bonuses, why should investment managers?is, of course, that nobody really complains if it pays Ronaldo a salary of £20
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
is, of course, that nobody really complains if it pays Ronaldo a salary of £20 million a year. If WPP WPP, -0.66% paid Sir Martin Sorrell a salary of £20 million (rather than his existing £1.15 million) the Daily Mail would blow a gasket. But a £48... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Creativity, timing and perseverence: How L.A. got the 2028 Olympicsin the Olympic movement. There were discussions with American television execu
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
in the Olympic movement. There were discussions with American television executive Dick Ebersol and British businessman Martin Sorrell. He had dinner in Sapporo, Japan, with John Coates, the IOC vice president from Australia. “It was this idea... Read more
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PRWeek US
The week in communications Check out the highlights from a busy and interesting week in PR and communica
PRWeek US / Posted 5 days ago
Check out the highlights from a busy and interesting week in PR and communications. WPP CEO Martin Sorrell finally posted his first tweet, having initially joined Twitter in 2009. He was fulfilling a promise to Twitter... Read more
6d
Mashable
A vision for the future: Essential insights from British influencers at dmexco (Paid Content by The UK's Department for International Trade)and uncomfortable. That wasn't the case for Twitter's Jack Dorsey as he entered
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
and uncomfortable. That wasn't the case for Twitter's Jack Dorsey as he entered into conversation with WPP's CEO Sir Martin Sorrell. Pressing Dorsey on difficult and perhaps uncomfortable issues such as the company’s financial and popularity... Read more
6d
PRWeek UK
Sorrell 'succumbs' to Twitter, grills founder Dorsey on Trump, takeovers, and 'clunky' ad experience WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, who has joined Twitter, interviewed the c
PRWeek UK / Posted 6 days ago
WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, who has joined Twitter, interviewed the company's chief executive Jack Dorsey on stage at Dmexco, fulfilling an... Read more
7d
PRWeek US
Sorrell 'succumbs' to Twitter, grills founder Dorsey on Trump, takeovers, and 'clunky' ad experience WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, who has joined Twitter, interviewed the c
PRWeek US / Posted 7 days ago
WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell, who has joined Twitter, interviewed the company's chief executive Jack Dorsey on stage at Dmexco, fulfilling an... Read more
7d
PRWeek US
Breakfast Briefing, 9.13.2017: Equifax CEO pens apology op-ed Plus: WPP's Martin Sorrell (finally) tweets, and more on SoFi's workplace cri
PRWeek US / Posted 7 days ago
Plus: WPP's Martin Sorrell (finally) tweets, and more on SoFi's workplace crisis. Equifax CEO points out the obvious. Richard Smith, the credit score information clearinghouse’s chief... Read more
9d
PRWeek US
Sorrell under pressure to streamline WPP as CPG clients cut back on marketing Martin Sorrell should consider more radical ways to restructure and simplify
PRWeek US / Posted 9 days ago
Martin Sorrell should consider more radical ways to restructure and simplify WPP in response to slowing revenue growth and changing client needs, according to people... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Sorrell under pressure to streamline WPP as CPG clients cut back on marketingWPP as CPG clients cut back on marketing Added 28 minutes ago by Gideon Spanie
PRWeek UK / Posted 9 days ago
WPP as CPG clients cut back on marketing Added 28 minutes ago by Gideon Spanier, Campaign , Be the first to comment Martin Sorrell should consider more radical ways to restructure and simplify WPP in response to slowing revenue growth and... Read more
14d
FOX Business
Amazon Just Made a Move to Put Its Ad Revenue Growth Into Overdriveplatform. Amazon's ad business is already bringing in as much as $2.5 billion,
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
platform. Amazon's ad business is already bringing in as much as $2.5 billion, according to an estimate from WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell. Other estimates put it well within the 10-figure mark. But as Snap and Twitter have shown it takes a lot more... Read more
14d
FOX Business
Amazon Just Made a Move to Put Its Ad Revenue Growth Into OverdriveReading Below Amazon's ad business is already bringing in as much as $2.5 bill
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
Reading Below Amazon's ad business is already bringing in as much as $2.5 billion, according to an estimate from WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell. Other estimates put it well within the 10-figure mark. But as Snap and Twitter have shown it takes a lot more... Read more
17d
Daily Mail
Nurofen chief is among UK's 20 most highly rewarded bossesshare more than £92 million – one of the highest board payouts ever. Perrins, B
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
share more than £92 million – one of the highest board payouts ever. Perrins, Britain's second highest paid chief after Sir Martin Sorrell, received £28 million last year. Despite that eye-watering salary, he would have ducked under the 20 per cent... Read more
20d
PRWeek US
WPP wins global contract to provide PR and other agency services to Camparithan 38,000 of its staff and account for in excess of a third of group revenue,
PRWeek US / Posted 20 days ago
than 38,000 of its staff and account for in excess of a third of group revenue, according to a presentation from CEO Sir Martin Sorrell to investors following last week's disappointing results announcement. That presentation included the... Read more
20d
PRWeek UK
WPP wins global contract to provide PR and other agency services to Camparithan 38,000 of its staff and account for in excess of a third of group revenue,
PRWeek UK / Posted 20 days ago
than 38,000 of its staff and account for in excess of a third of group revenue, according to a presentation from CEO Sir Martin Sorrell to investors following last week's disappointing results announcement. That presentation included the... Read more
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The Irish Times
He said he’d be back: Schwarzenegger fronts PPI compensation campaign– and if they can’t get an extension of the deadline they certainly intend to m
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
– and if they can’t get an extension of the deadline they certainly intend to make the most of the next two years. Pay gap: Martin Sorrell of WPP, who earned 1,134 times as much as the advertising company’s average UK worker in 2016. Photograph:... Read more
22d
Channel 4 News
Top FTSE executive earns 2,500 times more than low-paid employeespaid FTSE 100 executive received more than 1,700 times the average UK wage last
Channel 4 News / Posted 22 days ago
paid FTSE 100 executive received more than 1,700 times the average UK wage last year, an analysis by FactCheck shows. Sir Martin Sorrell, who runs the advertising and marketing giant WPP, earned more than £48m, including perks and... Read more
25d
FOX Business
Amazon May Have Had More Ad Revenue Than Twitter Last YearSir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world's largest ad group WPP, estima
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world's largest ad group WPP, estimates Amazon(NASDAQ: AMZN) generated about $2.5 billion in ad revenue last year. To put that in perspective, Twitter(NYSE: TWTR) -- still one of the world's largest digital... Read more
25d
FOX Business
Amazon May Have Had More Ad Revenue Than Twitter Last YearSir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world's largest ad group WPP, estima
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world's largest ad group WPP, estimates Amazon(NASDAQ: AMZN) generated about $2.5 billion in ad revenue last year. To put that in perspective, Twitter(NYSE: TWTR) -- still one of the world's largest digital... Read more
25d
The Economic Times
A big fight is brewing over CEO compensation in Britainof total pay last year was between 132 and 154 times the company average, depen
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
of total pay last year was between 132 and 154 times the company average, depending on how you slice the numbers. WPP Plc's Martin Sorrell received 48 million pounds -- 1,075 times the ad group's average. That falls to 147 times if you strip out the... Read more
27d
Marketing Interactive
WPP: Despite financial slump, consultancies not a threatdriven methods, “there is little evidence” so far of significant threat from co
Marketing Interactive / Posted 27 days ago
driven methods, “there is little evidence” so far of significant threat from consultancies such as Accenture and Deloitte, Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP said. “Much has been made about the potential negative impact of the growth of digital marketing... Read more
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28d
B&T
The Amazon Effect? WPP Reports Massive Slowdown In Ad Spends. Shares Tank 12%shares of CBS, CNBC parent Comcast and News Corp were also much lower. Comment
B&T / Posted 28 days ago
shares of CBS, CNBC parent Comcast and News Corp were also much lower. Commenting on yesterday’s results, WPP’s CEO Sir Martin Sorrell told the US media site CNBC: “Anybody who runs a packaged goods company, or has been involved in it, knows... Read more
28d
New York Post
Ad giant WPP’s shares suffer their worst day since 1998VW and AT&T — meaning the group missed its first-half net sales target by some
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
VW and AT&T — meaning the group missed its first-half net sales target by some margin. “It is difficult,” Chief Executive Martin Sorrell told Reuters. “Most of our shrinkage came in the second quarter and we couldn’t adapt fast enough for that.... Read more
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28d
express
WPP shares plunge as boss slashes growth forecasthas hit sales at WPP, which has also accused rivals of unsustainable “win at an
express / Posted 28 days ago
has hit sales at WPP, which has also accused rivals of unsustainable “win at any cost” contract inducements. Its CEO, Sir Martin Sorrell, warned: “Our industry may be in danger of losing the plot.” Related articles Sir Martin Sorrell’s £48m... Read more
28d
Market Watch
WPP shares hammered by lowered guidancetarget for net sales growth--a measure used to judge the company's underlying p
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
target for net sales growth--a measure used to judge the company's underlying performance--of just 2%. Chief Executive Martin Sorrell said advertisers in the packaged-goods sector--which make up a third of the company's sales--are struggling... Read more
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28d
SKY News
WPP shares tumble as ad giant warns on outlookthe UK election result as it pointed to "increasing social, political and econo
SKY News / Posted 28 days ago
the UK election result as it pointed to "increasing social, political and economic volatility". Chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell told Sky News that Mr Trump's relationship with business had faltered since his election. He also warned of... Read more
28d
The Star
Ad group WPP cuts sales forecast on weak client demandtheir spending, forcing it to miss half-year targets and sending its shares tum
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
their spending, forcing it to miss half-year targets and sending its shares tumbling. Led by the high profile businessman Martin Sorrell, WPP said it had been hit in June and July as the likes of Unilever, Nestle and others cut their spending,... Read more
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28d
Reuters
Ad group WPP cuts sales forecast on weak client demandtheir spending, forcing it to miss half-year targets and sending its shares tum
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
their spending, forcing it to miss half-year targets and sending its shares tumbling. Led by the high profile businessman Martin Sorrell, WPP said it had been hit in June and July as the likes of Unilever, Nestle and others cut their spending,... Read more
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28d
express
WPP faces worst outlook for ten years as advertisers pull budgetsStates WPP's outlook has been hit by a drop in demand and weak US trading WPP
express / Posted 28 days ago
States WPP's outlook has been hit by a drop in demand and weak US trading WPP, led by the high profile businessman Sir Martin Sorrell, reported first-half like-for-like net sales down 0.5 percent, below a consensus of 0.7 percent growth. It cut... Read more
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28d
Market Watch
WPP cuts growth view as client spending dropsmargin. The company also raised its dividend to 22.7 pence from GBP19.55 pence
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
margin. The company also raised its dividend to 22.7 pence from GBP19.55 pence in the first half. Run by Chief Executive Martin Sorrell, WPP's share price has dropped this year with many of its largest clients struggling to boost growth amid a... Read more
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Scotsman
Advertising giant WPP cuts full-year revenue forecastbillion in the first six months of the year, but like-for-like net sales fell 0
Scotsman / Posted 28 days ago
billion in the first six months of the year, but like-for-like net sales fell 0.5 per cent. The company, headed up by Sir Martin Sorrell, said it saw pressure on client spending in the second quarter, particularly in the fast-moving consumer goods... Read more
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SKY News
FTSE bosses' pay down almost 20% in a yearlevels of executive pay. Perhaps the most notable of these has been WPP, the g
SKY News / Posted 30 days ago
levels of executive pay. Perhaps the most notable of these has been WPP, the global advertising agency, whose top boss Sir Martin Sorrell has received the highest pay packet of any FTSE 100 boss for the past several years. Sir Martin took a pay... Read more
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International Business Times
FTSE 100 executive pay falls by nearly 20% amid political pressure executives and their employees was 129:1 last year – meaning for every £1 paid
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
executives and their employees was 129:1 last year – meaning for every £1 paid to the worker, the CEO received £129. In 2015, the ratio was 148:1. WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell was by far the highest earning boss in the UK last year, taking home £4... Read more
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BBC News
Bosses' fall in pay 'limited and late'of some high-profile executives had contributed to the fall, skewing the result
BBC News / Posted a month ago
of some high-profile executives had contributed to the fall, skewing the results. The head of advertising giant WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, took a £22m pay cut in 2016, as did Reckitt Benckiser chief executive Rakesh Kapoor, whose pay dropped by... Read more
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