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  1. Martin Sorrell: Adland Napoleon meets his WaterlooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MoneyWeek

    Martin Sorrell built up a huge advertising empire with WPP. Now, after 31 years at the helm, he is leaving under a cloud - and his company and industry face unprecedented upheaval.

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  2. This Timeline Shows How WPP Acquired Its Way to Fame and Notoriety Over 3 DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Adfreak

    WPP's hostile takeovers of JWT in 1987 and Ogilvy in 1989 helped earn Sorrell the moniker, "the Ogre of Madison Avenue." WPP has grown into the world's largest communications service company by gobbling up a slew of advertising and PR firms the world over.

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  3. Martin Sorrell Steps Down as CEO Of World's Largest Ad CompanyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 16 | NACD

    National Public Radio confirms that "Martin Sorrell, the powerful CEO who turned WPP into the world's largest advertising and PR firm, has resigned after allegations of misconduct." The misconduct reportedly involved misuse of company funds, as well as "personal misconduct."

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  4. WPP boss quits after 33 years at the helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Iol.co.za

    Martin Sorrell, who built British multinational advertising and public relations company WPP into the world's biggest advertising agency through 33 years of deal making, quit on Saturday after an allegation of personal misconduct. The departure of the chief executive who built a two-man outfit into one of Britain's biggest companies with 200000 staff in 112 countries leaves WPP without a boss at a pivotal time for the industry and when the group is under great strain.

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  5. Sorrell Resigns, Interim WPP C-Team Put In PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | MediaPost

    Sir Martin Sorrell, whose keen financial acumen transformed Madison Avenue in a series of J. Walter Takeovers that formed the most formidable agency holding company the world has ever known, has stepped down as its CEO. Sorrell, the financial mastermind behind the Saatchis' first British invasion, which gobbled up some of the oldest and most venerable agencies -- Ted Bates, Compton, Backer & Spielvogel, etc.

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  6. Why probe drove WPP Ceo Martin Sorrell to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | MarketWatch

    Before resigning as chief executive of WPP PLC, Martin Sorrell faced a choice: risk enduring an investigation into an allegation of personal misconduct, or leave the advertising giant he founded three decades ago, say people familiar with the board and Mr. Sorrell. On Saturday, the 73-year-old executive said he was stepping down after what his associates and people close WPP's board described as a weekslong effort to carry on at the company and conduct business as usual.

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  7. Martin Sorrell quits as head of ad group WPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | RTE.ie

    Mr Sorrell had built a two-man outfit into one of Britain's biggest companies with 200,000 staff in 112 countries. Martin Sorrell, who built WPP into the world's biggest advertising agency through 33 years of deal making, has quit after an allegation of personal misconduct.

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  8. Sorrell's legacy: He built a holding company giant a but will it last?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Whether you loved him or claimed you'd sooner lick the floor of an abattoir than work for him, Martin Sorrell's impact on the advertising industry is undeniable and inescapable.

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  9. Sorrell set to make A 20m from WPP sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Newsday

    Sir Martin Sorrell could make almost A 20m from WPP shares over the next five years despite stepping down as chief executive of the world's biggest advertising group on Saturday. Although he will get no payoff or pension under the terms of his contract, he remains entitled to long-term share bonus awards.

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  10. WPP Ceo Martin Sorrell steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | MarketWatch

    Martin Sorrell has stepped down as chief executive of WPP PLC following the conclusion of an investigation into an allegation of personal misconduct, ending his more than three decades of leadership atop the world's largest advertising company. Roberto Quarta, chairman of WPP's board, will take on the role of executive chairman until a new CEO is appointed, the company said.

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  11. Martin Sorrell quits as head of WPP after misconduct allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | The Age

    Martin Sorrell, who built WPP into the world's biggest advertising agency through 33 years of dealmaking, quit on Saturday after an allegation of personal misconduct. The departure of the CEO who built a two-man outfit into one of Britain's biggest companies with 200,000 staff in 112 countries leaves WPP without a boss at a pivotal time for the industry and when the group is under great strain.

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  12. Advertising fat cat Sorrell's financial, sexual harassment scandalsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 15 | Dear Kitty

    WPP CEO [Sir] Martin Sorrell left his job at the top of the world's largest ad holding company Saturday, just about two weeks after the company launched an investigation into personal misconduct by the 33-year ad industry veteran. Earlier this month, WPP had announced that it was starting an investigation into Sorrell , responding to allegations of personal misconduct.

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  13. Martin Sorrell quits as head of world's biggest ad group WPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Reuters

    Martin Sorrell, who built WPP into the world's biggest advertising agency through 33 years of dealmaking, quit on Saturday after an allegation of personal misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer of WPP, attends the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2018.

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  14. Update 2-WPP Ceo Sorrell could learn his fate next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Reuters

    WPP founder Martin Sorrell could find out as early as next week whether he can remain at the helm of the world's biggest advertising company but is likely to struggle to work with its board even if he is cleared of wrongdoing, sources said. FILE PHOTO: Sir Martin Sorrell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of advertising company WPP, attends a conference at the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 23, 2017.

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  15. 11 Inspiring Women Who Have Broken Down Advertising's Most Persistent BarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | Adfreak

    In Chicago, San Francisco and New York, advertising's pioneering women strolled into Adweek's photo shoot in a celebratory mood. After all, many of them knew each other back in the day.

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  16. UPDATE 4-WPP investigates CEO Sorrell for alleged misconduct, which he deniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Reuters

    Sorrell, who denies any wrongdoing, transformed WPP from a wire shopping basket maker through acquisitions of top creative agencies including J. Walter Thompson and Young & Rubicam, as well as media planners and buyers and market-research and public-relations groups. "I reject the allegation unreservedly but recognize that the company has to investigate it," the 73-year-old, one of Britain's best-known and highest-paid chief executives, said.

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  17. WPP investigates CEO Sorrell over misconduct claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | MarketWatch

    The board of advertising giant WPP PLC is looking into whether longtime Chief Executive Martin Sorrell misused company assets, according to people familiar with the matter. In addition, the board is also looking into allegations of improper personal behavior by Mr. Sorrell, one of the people said.

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  18. WPP Is Looking at CEO Martin Sorrell's Possible Misuse of Assets and Allegations of Improper BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Wall Street Journal

    PLC is looking into whether longtime Chief Executive Martin Sorrell misused company assets, according to people familiar with the matter. In addition, the board is also looking into allegations of improper personal behavior by Mr. Sorrell, one of the people said.

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  19. Gun safety kits for preschoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | The Otago Daily Times

    A child playing with a fake gun. Evolve Education says the gun safety kit has been developed particularly for about 40 rural preschool centres in areas where hunting is common.Photo: Getty Images One of New Zealand's biggest child-care chains is launching cardboard-cutout guns and targets to teach gun safety rules to preschoolers.

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  20. Dunkin' Donuts Hires Keith Lusby As VP, MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | MediaPost

    Dunkin' Donuts has brought Keith Lusby on board as its new vice president, media. Lusby, 47, will lead Dunkin's U.S. media planning, buying and placement strategies, including traditional media programming and "innovative digital and emerging media partnerships," said the company.

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