Staff Reporters
Apr 16, 2018

Sorrell speaks: On toothpaste, egg-smashing, Maurice Levy, Asia, beancounters and more

Martin Sorrell was known for 'giving good quote' (as journalists say). Here are some of our favourites from chats with Campaign over the years.

As the industry digests the abrupt departure of longtime WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, we trawled through our archives for the most colourful comments the polarising figure made to Campaign over the years. Our UK colleagues have compiled their own list, which includes some of the quotes below, plus some that they heard directly over the years. See Sorrell on Sorrell ex-WPP chief in his own words.  

An extended metaphor about omelets...

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