Lindsay Stein
Apr 4, 2018

WPP investigation raises Sorrell succession questions

'I reject the allegation unreservedly', Sorrell says.

WPP’s board has hired independent counsel to investigate an allegation of personal misconduct against CEO Martin Sorrell, a move that industry experts say brings up questions around the holding company’s succession plans.

The investigation into the undisclosed personal misconduct allegation is ongoing, said WPP’s Buchanan Communications in a statement. The allegations do not involve amounts which are material to WPP, the statement added.

According to a report from Pivotal...

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