As WPP faces break-up calls in the wake of Sir Martin Sorrell's exit, the agency holding company model is under greater scrutiny than at any time since the 1980s.
To say that Sir Martin Sorrell's rapid departure from WPP was a seismic event is an understatement. So just what happened in the days leading up to the fall of its CEO?
The former WPP CEO has told a New York audience that he's not planning to retire.
WPP has bought full ownership of Y&R and Wunderman joint-venture agency assets in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Dentsu Sudler & Hennessey in Japan.
WPP's former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was paid a (relatively) measly £13.9m by the company in 2017, its annual report shows.
The automaker is one of WPP's largest accounts globally.
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