Jeremy Lee
Apr 5, 2018

Who - if anyone - could replace Martin Sorrell?

With Sir Martin Sorrell under internal investigation, who could take up his role if he leaves? Campaign identifies some possible runners and riders.

Sir Martin Sorrell

There’s something almost Shakespearean about the WPP board calling in legal counsel to investigate allegations of personal misconduct. Sorrell has denied any wrongdoing but the question of his remained tenure at the company has never looked more in doubt.

Some analysts have predicted that he won’t be replaced instead the board will break up the company into its component parts and sold off in order to maximise its value. But there remain a...

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