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    WPP plc (WPP.L)

    1,541.00 Down 6.00(0.39%) Nov 27, 11:35AM EST
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    WPP plc
    27 Farm Street
    London, W1J 5RJ
    United Kingdom - Map
    Phone: 44 20 7408 2204
    Fax: 44 20 7493 6819
    Website: http://www.wpp.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Advertising Agencies
    Full Time Employees:125,970

    Business Summary 

    WPP plc provides various communications services worldwide. Its Advertising and Media Investment Management segment plans and creates marketing and branding campaigns; and designs and produces advertisements for television, cable, the Internet, radio, magazines, and newspapers, as well as outdoor locations, such as billboards. This segment also engages in the media investment management operations in the areas of business science, consumer insight, communications and media planning implementation, interactions, content development, and sports and entertainment marketing. The company’s Data Investment Management segment offers custom research services in various sectors, including strategic market studies; brand positioning; equity research; customer satisfaction surveys; product development; international research; advanced modeling; advertising research; pre-testing, tracking, and sales modeling; and trends and futures research and consultancy. Its Public Relations & Public Affairs segment advices its clients to communicate with consumers, governments, and the business and financial communities. This segment’s activities include corporate, financial, and marketing communications; crisis management; reputation management; public affairs; and government lobbying. The company’s Branding & Identity, Healthcare, and Specialist Communications segment is involved in branding and identity; healthcare communications; and direct, digital, promotional, and relationship marketing activities. This segment also offers specialist communications services, such as custom media and multicultural marketing; event, sports, youth, and entertainment marketing; corporate and business-to-business; and media, technology, and production services, as well as provides digital and creating measurable interactive marketing, integrated digital marketing strategy, mobile solutions, and proprietary platforms services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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    Key Executives 
    Sir Martin S. Sorrell , 70
    Group Chief Exec. and Exec. Director
    Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, 57
    Group Fin. Director, Exec. Director and Member of Sustainability Committee
    Mr. Mark Read , 48
    Chief Exec. Officer of WPP Digital
    Mr. Fran Butera CFA,
    Investor Relations Director
    Andrea Harris Esq.,
    Group Chief Counsel
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in GBp.