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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

WPP Says Kantar Stake Sale Progressing In Line With Expectations, FY Guidance Unchanged
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 

June 12 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP 2019 AGM STATEMENT.FULL-YEAR GUIDANCE UNCHANGED.PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED PROCESS FOR SALE OF A MAJORITY STAKE IN KANTAR IS PROGRESSING IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

WPP Announces Results Of The Proposal And The Tender Offer
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 

March 25 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::RESULTS OF THE PROPOSAL AND THE TENDER OFFER.AT MEETING, EXTRAORDINARY RESOLUTION WAS PASSED & BECAME UNCONDITIONAL; ACCORDINGLY THIRD SUPPLEMENTAL TRUST DEED RELATING TO BONDS EXECUTED.  Full Article

WPP Appoints Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose To Board
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019 

March 12 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::BOARD APPOINTMENT.APPOINTS MICROSOFT UK CEO, CINDY ROSE OBE, TO BOARD.ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CINDY ROSE OBE TO ITS BOARD AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

Geometry Says CEO Steve Harding Hands Reins To Beth Ann Kaminkow
Friday, 1 Mar 2019 

March 1 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::GEOMETRY - CEO STEVE HARDING HANDS REINS TO BETH ANN KAMINKOW AFTER 14 YEARS.  Full Article

WPP Appoints Walmart's Jacqui Canney As Global Chief People Officer
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP APPOINTS TOP WALMART EXECUTIVE JACQUI CANNEY AS GLOBAL CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER.CANNEY SUCCEEDS MARK LINAUGH, WHO HAS DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM BUSINESS.APPOINTMENT OF JACQUI CANNEY AS GLOBAL CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER, EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2019.  Full Article

WPP Says Paul Richardson Gives Formal Notice Confirming His Retirement
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::BOARD RETIREMENT.PAUL RICHARDSON, GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR, HAD DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM WPP IN 2019.RICHARDSON GAVE FORMAL NOTICE CONFIRMING THAT HE WOULD BE RETIRING AND FORMALLY LEAVING BOARD ON 31 JANUARY 2020..RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR A NEW GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR IS UNDERWAY AND A FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE IN DUE COURSE..  Full Article

WPP To Sell Its 49 Pct Shareholding In Richard Attias & Associates - Sky News
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - :WPP GROUP TO SELL ITS 49 PERCENT SHAREHOLDING IN 'DAVOS IN THE DESERT' ORGANISER RICHARD ATTIAS & ASSOCIATES FOR TENS OF MILLIONS OF POUNDS - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

Martin Sorrell Is In Talks To Buy Mightyhive, A U.S. Programmatic Advertising Co- FT
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - :MARTIN SORRELL IS IN TALKS TO BUY MIGHTYHIVE, A US PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING COMPANY - FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Grey Group Agrees To Acquire Majority Stake In Autumn Worldwide
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 

Oct 29 (Reuters) - Grey Group::GREY GROUP AGREES TO ACQUIRE MAJORITY STAKE IN AUTUMN WORLDWIDE.GREY GROUP - ANUSHA SHETTY WILL CONTINUE TO HEAD AUTUMN OPERATIONS.  Full Article

WPP To Merge VML, Y&R To Create New Agency
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - WPP Plc ::WPP CREATES NEW BRAND EXPERIENCE AGENCY VMLY&R.VMLY&R'S PROPOSITION WILL COMBINE BRAND EXPERIENCE AND BRAND ADVERTISING.NEW AGENCY WILL BE LED BY GLOBAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JON COOK, WHO IS CURRENTLY GLOBAL CEO OF VML.VMLY&R WILL BE AN AGENCY OF MORE THAN 7,000 PEOPLE, AND ONE OF WPP'S PRINCIPAL BRANDS.DAVID SABLE, FORMER GLOBAL CEO OF Y&R, WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT JON, VMLY&R AND ITS CLIENTS.VMLY&R WILL BE FULLY OPERATIONAL IN EARLY 2019.DAVID SABLE WILL BE NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF NEW AGENCY.  Full Article

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