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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

842.08GBp
21 Feb 2019
Change (% chg)

-6.52 (-0.77%)
Prev Close
848.60
Open
850.40
Day's High
851.20
Day's Low
841.60
Volume
67,882
Avg. Vol
4,391,482
52-wk High
1,401.00
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791.00

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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

WPP Considers Merger Of Young & Rubicam And Digital Ad Firm VML- WSJ
Sunday, 23 Sep 2018 

Sept 23 (Reuters) - :WPP CONSIDERS MERGER OF YOUNG & RUBICAM AND DIGITAL AD FIRM VML- WSJ , CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Mark Read To Be Revealed As New CEO Of WPP Next Week - FT
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - :MARK READ TO BE REVEALED AS NEW CEO OF WPP NEXT WEEK - FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

WPP Veteran Mark Read leading candidate to succeed Martin Sorrell - WSJ
Friday, 27 Jul 2018 

July 27 (Reuters) - :WPP VETERAN MARK READ HAS EMERGED AS LEADING CANDIDATE TO SUCCEED MARTIN SORRELL AS CEO - WSJ.  Full Article

WPP, Koç Group To Launch New Digital Media Agency Ingage
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 

July 5 (Reuters) - WPP PLC ::WPP & KOÇ FORM A NEW PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH INGAGE.JOINT VENTURE TO BE FULLY BACKED BY WPP AND KOÇ GROUP.ZER'S DIGITAL MARKETING TEAM WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE THEIR CLIENTS UNDER BRAND INGAGE.  Full Article

WPP Board Weighing Contingency Plans If Martin Sorrell Leaves- WSJ
Friday, 13 Apr 2018 

April 13 (Reuters) - :BOARD OF WPP WEIGHING CONTINGENCY PLANS IN THE EVENT CHIEF EXECUTIVE MARTIN SORRELL LEAVES THE COMPANY- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.IF SORRELL DEPARTS, BOARD IS CONSIDERING TAPPING WPP VETERANS MARK READ AND ANDREW SCOTT TO BE CO-CEOS- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

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