Simon Gwynn
Apr 27, 2018

Sorrell's pay fell more than 70%, WPP annual report reveals

WPP's former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell was paid a (relatively) measly £13.9m by the company in 2017, its annual report shows.

His compensation fell 71% from 2016’s figure of 48.1m. It is less than a fifth of the 70.4m he earned in 2015, and the lowest figure since 2011, when he earned 11.9m.

Sorrell abruptly resigned from WPP on the evening of 14 April, following an internal investigation into allegations of personal misconduct.

Mark Read, chief executive of Wunderman and WPP Digital, and Andrew Scott, WPP corporate development director and chief operating...

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