WPP Group Plc

Type: Company
Name: WPP Group Plc (WPP Group PLC)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.wpp.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for WPP Group Plc
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 1 reports

What to Make of Elliott Management's IPG Investment

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. is pressing Interpublic Group of Cos. to put out the for-sale sign, with hopes the agency company will get a deal done as early as this summer or fall. So how probable is that? Not very, according to the market: ... [Published Advertising Age - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Burson-Marsteller Names Michael Law U.S. CEO

Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communicationsfirm, today announced that Michael Law has been named U.S. CEO,effective Sept. 1. Law will succeed Dave DenHerder, who became U.S. CEOin 2012 and previously served as the CEO of B ... [Published RCL Advisors - 19 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

White Castle Reviews Its Creative and Media Business

White Castle represents the fourth Zimmerman Advertising client to launch a review in the past eight months.The other clients were Office Max , Papa John's  and Ashley Furniture . Ashley landed at McCann Erickson and Papa John's, at Grey, though Zimmerman ... [Published Adweek Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Burson US CEO DenHerder to step down; Law promoted to US chief exec

NEW YORK: Dave DenHerder, US CEO of Burson-Marsteller, will step down from his role on September 1. US president Michael Law will succeed him.DenHerder, who has served as US chief executive since 2012 , will remain with Burson and parent company WPP as ... [Published PR Week UK - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

WPP plc – American Depositary Shares each representing five Rating Reiterated by Zacks (WPPGY)

WPP plc – American Depositary Shares each representing five (NASDAQ:WPPGY)Zacks’ analyst wrote, "WPP’s revenues increased 1.5% year over year in first quarter 2014. On a constant currency basis, WPP expects operating margin improvement of 0.3 margin points ... [Published American Banking News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Interpublic: the vulture has landed

Michael Roth, chairman and CEO of InterpublicThe clock is now running for Interpublic after the news that 'activist' investor Elliott Management has taken a stake in the advertising group. However, as Dominic Mills notes, there are a couple of surpri ... [Published Media Tel - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Forget Herbalife: Profit With These 'Boring' Global Powerhouses

Recently, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman 's seemingly quixotic charge on Herbalife (NYSE: HLF )So while the hedge fund guys make noise and the market stumbles around trying to digest the events in Israel and Ukraine, investors are probably wise to tune ... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

US investor move puts Interpublic back into play

Michael Roth’s Interpublic has done rather well recently – in its home territory of the US anyway – as it has been left to get on with business since the last time Maurice Levy of Publicis Groupe came calling 18 months ago.But it now it’s back on the ... [Published More About Advertising - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

WPP invests in ZappiStore Ltd

StockMarketWire.com - WPP said Kantar, its wholly-owned data investment management business, has invested in ZappiStore Limited, a global pioneer in automated market research, based in London. ZappiStore offers powerful software applications which provide ... [Published Stock Market Wire - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

WPP execs talk top talent

The following is a round table discussion of how to retain the best corporate talent,  featuring senior executives from some of our sister WPP companies, including our very own  Mike Coates  – newly appointed president and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, ... [Published Hill & Knowlton Canada - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Grey's Dheeraj Sinha and Sonya Misquitta win at WPP Atticus Awards 2014

Their paper titled, 'Hungry for familiar foods - packaging local food ideas', received the 'Highly Commendable' award in the 'Strategy' category.The WPP Atticus Awards 2014 results have been announced. Open exclusively to professionals working in WPP ... [Published Agencyfaqs! - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: WPP Group Plc, Gaala, India
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 4 reports

Publicis warns on growth target

French advertising group Publicis has warned it would be “very difficult” to meet its sales growth target this year after a second-quarter slowdown, caused in part by the failure of its planned merger with Omnicom in May.Organic or self-generated sales ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 23 2014]

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The disclosure continued: "[Elliott] may take positions or make proposals with respect to potential changes in the operations, management … Board of Directors composition, ownership, capital or corporate structure, dividend policy, strategy and plans of [Interpublic] as a means of enhancing shareholder value or may change their intention with respect to any and all matters."
...Patten, , a year before his four year term was due to end, said the job "requires and has received from me 100% commitment, and had been my priority at all times"
Scott Taunton, managing director, UTV Media (GB), said: "Howard is a highly respected and talented media professional with a wealth of advertising experience which will be hugely beneficial to UTV, complementing the first class team currently driving our commercial activities."
Neeraj Sethi, CEO, PE Electronics, says, "TV is a dynamic industry and we needed a disruptive agency with a unique approach, which Quasar was able to demonstrate. We are impressed with Quasar's capability as an all-rounder in the digital industry, their thought leadership and, above all, their passion and enthusiasm to partner with us made them an obvious choice as our digital partner."

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MicroStrategy Announces Second Quarter 2014 Fin... [Published ITbriefing - 18 hours ago]
(VIDEO) If "Content Is King," then "Distributio... [Published Huffington Post - 19 hours ago]
Burson-Marsteller Names Michael Law U.S. CEO [Published RCL Advisors - 19 hours ago]
Burson US CEO DenHerder to step down; Law promo... [Published PR Week UK - 20 hours ago]
WPP plc – American Depositary Shares each repre... [Published American Banking News - 21 hours ago]
Survey Finds Earned and Social Media Inextricab... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 28 2014]
Dear Creative Professionals: There's A Much Big... [Published Fast Company - Jul 28 2014]
International Small Agency of the Year, Silver:... [Published Advertising Age - Jul 28 2014]
Interpublic: the vulture has landed [Published Media Tel - Jul 28 2014]
Dentsu Aegis Acquires OOH Agency Milestone Bran... [Published Deal Curry - Jul 28 2014]
GroupM’s market share increases to 41.2 per cent [Published Indian Television - Jul 28 2014]
Seems Like My Work Is Done: As We Shift From 'H... [Published Communities Dominate Brands - Jul 28 2014]
“It would be foolish to bet against him”: Sir M... [Published The Drum - Jul 26 2014]
Selling is everything [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 26 2014]
People: Medical Doctor Associates, DLH, Maxim H... [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Jul 26 2014]
Blog: Financial World is Awash in Bubbles [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 25 2014]
Burson-Marsteller Announces New Leadership in S... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Mobile advertising grows rapidly in India but s... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 25 2014]
Forget Herbalife: Profit With These 'Boring' Gl... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 25 2014]
Tough challenges for H+K's new leadership [Published PR Week UK - Jul 25 2014]
BMW Indonesia creative account for Bates Chi &... [Published Eastwind - Jul 25 2014]
US investor move puts Interpublic back into play [Published More About Advertising - Jul 25 2014]
Ogilvy Healthworld's Diane Iler-Smith to Judge ... [Published MarketWired - Jul 25 2014]
AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 [Published Campaign India - Jul 25 2014]
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Seems Like My Work Is Done: As We Shift From 'H... [Published Communities Dominate Brands - Jul 28 2014]
Today my thoughts in a longer blog about how I am seeing the mobile industry now in 2014. We are now shifting from the era of the 'Hunters' to the era of the 'Farmers'. The unknown big wins and prizes (and perils) have mostly been discovered and most ...
Sir Martin Sorrell on impact of 21st Century Fo... [Published FOX Business - Video - Jul 17 2014]
WPP Group CEO Sir Martin Sorrell on how a Fox, Time Warner Cable deal would change the advertising industry. ...
Martin Sorrell: Would Be 'Foolish' to Bet Again... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Jul 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX7CprP1E1g&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Martin Sorrell: Would Be 'Foolish' to Bet Against Murdoch July 16 (Bloomberg) -- Sir Martin Sorrell, founder ...
Whats Happening in Convergence? Grand Convergen... [Published Communities Dominate Brands - Jul 10 2014]
I was reminded about convergence when I read what Walt Mossberg was just writing about smartphones and tablets eating into the PC market. And exactly as I predicted in 2007 before the iPhone started to sell, there has been a reinvention of history, as ...
Samsung Eats Into Apple’s Market Share In Europe [Published TechTree.com - Jul 02 2014]
Kantar, the Insight and Consultancy arm of WPP plc has released a report showing that 26 percent of British GALAXY S5 buyers have made the switch from an iPhone. Last year apparently the figure was just 12 percent, but back then it was the GALAXY S4, ...
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Ego not tax killed Publicis, Omnicom deal – WPP... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 09 2014]
Ego not tax killed Publicis, Omnicom deal – WPP... [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 09 2014]
WPP’s Sorrell hopes for in-fighting at Publicis... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 25 2014]
WPP’s Sorrell hopes for in-fighting at Publicis... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 25 2014]
WPP talks social media and new markets [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 27 2014]
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:WPP, Toronto-... [Published Financial Services - May 05 2014]
Tor Myhren nommé directeur de la création mondi... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 09 2013]
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