Sir Martin Sorrell

Real Leadership

David C. M. Carter | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
David C. M. Carter

Working as a CEO mentor for over 18 years now, I have had the privilege of working with a number of truly inspirational 'greats'. The two traits that they all have though, are gravitas and charisma. They know their stuff and they emit an aura - even the shy ones.

There Are Women Issues in Cannes

Carla Buzasi | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

Say 'Cannes' to the average guy or girl on the street, and they automatically think film festival. However, for the last six days, it has been the media industry clogging up La Croisette - the famous boutique-lined, beach-front boulevard - for the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. A melting pot of advertising creatives, PR gurus and media moguls this week flew into Cannes to drink their body weight in rosé, shake hands on deals and, if they were really lucky, party with Kim Kardashian. Away from the starry parties, however, the advertising industry is facing many of the same challenges other industries do, starting with the lack of women role models.

Getting a Sense of Your Brand

David Atkinson | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK
David Atkinson

We're all familiar with the way a certain fragrance can transport us back to a time and a place in our lives. Indeed whole novels have been written on...

WPP's Ronaldo 'Signing' Shows That Shift Happens

Vic Davies | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Sport
Vic Davies

Move over Roman Abramovich. Make way Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan. There is a new club buying up all the Brazilian football talent, namely the world's biggest marketing communication group, WPP.

'Britain Can't Stand On the Sidelines'

Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Sir Richard Branson has teamed up with top businessmen to caution David Cameron his plans to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU could harm ...

A Week in the Delta

Sir Martin Sorrell | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK
Sir Martin Sorrell

As the world economy tightens as a whole and a re-elected or new President of the USA has to grapple with the $16 trillion US debt load with a likely deadlocked Congress, finding the growth pockets across the globe becomes even more important. Each year we bring our top 100 or so together for our annual strategy meeting, as we revise our three-year rolling business plans and then prepare our annual budgets in October and November.

Born This Way: Business Brains Who Share A Famous Birthday

Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

Can you guess what links EasyGroup's chairman Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Media giant WPP's chief executive Martin Sorrell and Scottish physicist Charle...

You Can't Practice Pressure

Hugh Salmon | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Sport
Hugh Salmon

In the European Cup this week, the England v Italy quarter final and the Spain v Portugal semi-final have been decided by penalty kicks in which a player is asked to put the ball on a spot and kick it past a goalkeeper into a goal (or not).

'A Reward For Performance': WPP Boss Faces Shareholder Backlash

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell is to face a backlash over the £6.8 million pay deal he has defended as a reward for "performance, not failure". The b...

FTSE Chief Pay Up 12% To £4.8m

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

The row over executive pay was reignited on Tuesday after it emerged that rewards for blue-chip bosses rose 12% to an average of £4.8 million last ye...

Falkland Olympics Advert Condemned By Company That Made It

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

An Argentine television advert that sparked controversy by showing an Olympic hopeful training on a Falklands war memorial has been condemned by the a...

Cameron Veto Has Harmed City's Interests, Business Chiefs Say

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

British business leaders have reacted angrily to David Cameron's decision to use his veto against an EU treaty. Although the prime minister said he...