Taking Stock 

WPP regroups as transformation stalls

WPP regroups as transformation stalls

It comes to something when the Covid-19 outbreak is not seen as the greatest challenge faced by your business in living memory. But in the case of WPP (WPP) that distinction probably rests with the departure of Sir Martin Sorrell in 2018. Sir Martin, the founder of the multinational advertising agency, was the longest serving – and highest paid – chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, but the goodly knight was forced to fall on his sword following an internal investigation into claims of personal misconduct.  

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