Gideon Spanier
Apr 20, 2018

Read and Scott: Break-up of WPP makes no sense

Memo to WPP’s 130,000-plus staff says that "in a world where clients need faster, more agile, integrated solutions, we need to get closer together, not further apart."

Read and Scott

WPP's joint chief operating officers Mark Read and Andrew Scott have said they do not believe a break-up of the ad group makes sense.

Read sent a memo on behalf of Scott and himself to all of WPP’s 130,000-plus staff in which they say the group remains a great business with outstanding people and world-class agencies despite the shock departure of Sir Martin Sorrell as chief executive.

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