WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell Steps Down

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell Steps Down

Sir Martin Sorrell has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of WPP with immediate effect. Roberto Quarta, Chairman of WPP, becomes Executive Chairman until the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Mark Read, Chief Executive Officer of Wunderman and WPP Digital, and Andrew Scott, WPP Corporate Development Director and Chief Operating Officer, Europe, have […]

Agency veterans Paul Miser and Marie Berry launch Chinatown Bureau

Agency veterans Paul Miser and Marie Berry launch Chinatown Bureau

Agency veterans Paul Miser and Marie Berry launch Chinatown Bureau, a digital product studio and consultancy determined to transform the creative industry. The studio builds tools and invests in technology to make the creative business accessible to anyone. It is rooted in product roadmapping at scale to solve challenges they have experienced while working in the advertising industry […]

WPP Confirms Investigation Into Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP Confirms Investigation Into Sir Martin Sorrell

Holding company WPP has confirmed an independent investigation into CEO Sir Martin Sorrell. In a statement released by the board last night read: “The Board of WPP has appointed independent counsel to conduct an investigation in response to an allegation of personal misconduct against Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer of WPP. The investigation is […]

Tencent holds firm as China’s most valuable brand, according to WPP and Kantar Millward Brown

Tencent holds firm as China’s most valuable brand, according to WPP and Kantar Millward Brown

Technology giant Tencent has retained the coveted title of China’s most valuable brand for a fourth consecutive year, achieving a brand value of $132.2 billion, a 25% year-on-year increase, according to WPP and Kantar Millward Brown’s 2018 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands rankings. Other noteworthy sectors include education, logistics and technology, all of […]

Wunderman launches onsite agency model Wunderman Inside, appoints James Sanderson to lead

Wunderman launches onsite agency model Wunderman Inside, appoints James Sanderson to lead

Wunderman, the leading global digital agency and part of WPP, has launched Wunderman Inside, a new agency operating model to provide its world-class digital services onsite for its clients. Wunderman Inside has been launched following extensive consultation with significant clients who are looking for more flexible agency models, particularly for their digital marketing. Wunderman Inside […]

Ogilvy Group UK welcomes Michael Frohlich as Group CEO

Ogilvy Group UK welcomes Michael Frohlich as Group CEO

Ogilvy Group UK announces the appointment of Michael Frohlich to UK CEO, where he will lead the agency as it moves toward a further integrated model in the coming months. His tireless efforts and subsequent success in leading the fully integrated WPP team that brought the British Airways business back into Ogilvy and WPP, in […]

Mindshare UK promotes Fleur Stoppani to Chief Client Officer

Mindshare UK promotes Fleur Stoppani to Chief Client Officer

Mindshare UK, part of WPP, announces that Fleur Stoppani has been promoted to Chief Client Officer. Joining the leadership team, Fleur will be responsible for leading and evolving the agency’s approach to delivering exceptional client service across the UK. Fleur’s experience as Partner has seen her win and lead the prestigious Marks and Spencer account […]

GroupM agrees to acquire majority stake in The Glitch in India

GroupM agrees to acquire majority stake in The Glitch in India

WPP announces that its wholly-owned global media investment group, GroupM, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in The Glitch, a digitally-led creative agency. The Glitch was founded in 2009 and employs around 200 people in Mumbai and Delhi. The Glitch’s full-service capabilities include digital, video and content strategy, interactive design technology, ecommerce, branding and […]

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