|Bid||52.84 x 800|
|Ask||52.90 x 800|
|Day's Range||52.76 - 53.30|
|52 Week Range||50.31 - 92.25|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.98|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||5.35|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.97 (7.33%)|
|1y Target Est||59.00|
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BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Mark Thorne has been appointed Global Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Thorne will be a strategic partner to BCW Global CEO Donna Imperato in transforming the agency’s financial model to better reflect its wide range of services and offerings. “Mark is well known for his strong business acumen, deep operational experience and high-level strategic thinking,” said Imperato.
PSB, a global research-based consultancy, announced today that Susan Ochs has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Global Head, Financial Services, effective immediately. Ochs is based in New York and is responsible for the global development of the financial services practice and will contribute to other industry practices as well. “We are proud of the amazing brands we currently partner with across the financial sector,” said Mike Chuter, CEO, PSB, to whom Ochs reports. “With Susan’s combination of private and public finance expertise we’ll be able to deliver even more meaningful insights to our current and future partners.
WPP PLC said it would pay its former Chief Executive Martin Sorrell shares worth more than 2 million pounds, or $2.65 million, as part of his long-term bonus, despite having threatened to withhold the payment following his departure from the firm. The decline of WPP’s shares over the past two years left Mr. Sorrell with about a third of the maximum payment granted under the company’s long-term bonus program. The decision to pay Mr. Sorrell marks a potential detente in the feud between the high-profile ad executive and the company he founded decades ago, building it into an advertising behemoth.
Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Baa2 senior unsecured ratings and the (P)Baa2 MTN programme ratings of WPP Plc's guaranteed subsidiaries where applicable (WPP Finance 2013, WPP Finance 2016, WPP Finance 2017, WPP Finance 2010, WPP Finance S.A. and WPP Finance Deutschland GmbH). Concurrently, Moody's has affirmed the Prime-2 (P-2) short term ratings of WPP Plc's guaranteed subsidiaries (WPP CP Finance Plc and WPP CP LLC).
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today announced it was a winner in the Business Intelligence Group’s Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program for its work on behalf of client Boehringer Ingelheim in creating the first-ever AI chatbot for global patient education launched by a pharmaceutical company. BCW and Boehringer Ingelheim were honored in the Limited Memory, Product or Service – Large Company category. The Facebook chatbot, Tabatha, part of the company’s global “Think.
BCW , a leading global communications agency, announced today that Vincent Dente has joined as Chief Creative Officer, North America, responsible for further strengthening BCW’s team of creative experts who develop integrated communications programs that break new ground and produce dramatic business results for clients.
WPP (WPP) today announces the appointment of Cindy Rose OBE to its Board as a non-executive director. Rose became Microsoft UK CEO in 2016, with responsibility for all of Microsoft’s product, service and support offerings across the United Kingdom, continuing the company’s transformation into the leading productivity and platform company for the mobile-first, cloud-first era. Prior to joining Microsoft, Rose was Managing Director of the UK Consumer division at Vodafone where she led the expansion of its retail store estate from 350 to over 500 stores.
As WPP plc (LON:WPP) released its earnings announcement on 31 December 2018, analyst forecasts seem fairly subdued, as a 2.8% rise in profits is expected in the upcoming year, comparedRead More...
(Reuters) - WPP Plc, the world's biggest advertising company, said on Tuesday it appointed Microsoft Corp's UK chief executive officer, Cindy Rose, as a non-executive director. Rose, who will join WPP ...
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Advertising giant WPP may prevent former boss Sir Martin Sorrell from receiving some of his multimillion-pound bonus unless a row over his expenses is resolved.
shares traded at the top of the London market Friday after the world's biggest advertizing firm posted a smaller-than-expected fall in 2018 revenues and vowed to continue the group's current turnaround plan following the controversial departure of its founder and CEO Sir Martin Sorrell. "Since September, we have made good progress in implementing the new strategy for WPP," said new CEO Mark Read.
PLC jumped 8% Friday after the advertising giant reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and said its performance should improve toward the end of 2019. The London-based company, whose agencies include Ogilvy & Mather and Group M, is wrestling with a shift to digital ads from print and TV, as well as tighter spending by clients and demand for new services such as data analytics.
PLC (WPP.LN) said Friday that it expects 2019 to be challenging, particularly in the first half, after client losses led to lower like-for-like net sales last year. The world’s largest advertising group said it expects like-for-like net sales--a closely-watched indicator of WPP’s underlying performance, which excludes currency swings and acquisitions--to fall by 1.5% to 2.0% this year. In the fourth quarter, WPP’s like-for-like net sales fell 0.7%, beating analysts’ expectations of a 1.5% decline, according to a consensus provided by the company.
Geometry, the WPP brand experience and activation agency, today announces a change of leadership. Steve Harding has decided to move on from the business after six years as Global Chief Executive Officer of Geometry and 14 years with WPP. Geometry was formed when WPP brought together OgilvyAction, G2 and JWTAction six years ago.
Expectations were already low since rival Publicis Groupe SA posted a surprise drop in sales last month, blaming ad spending cuts by consumer goods makers in North America, WPP’s biggest market. WPP has been losing business in the region and struggling to adapt to a shift toward digital marketing. Its shares have fallen by about a third over the past 12 months and Chief Executive Officer Mark Read, who permanently replaced company founder Martin Sorrell in September, has begun to merge creative and digital agencies to stem the loss of business.
WPP (WPP) today announced the appointment of Jacqui Canney as Global Chief People Officer, effective June 1, 2019. In this role, Canney will be responsible for WPP’s global talent organisation, making WPP the destination for the industry’s top talent and leading all aspects of people strategy, rewards, talent management, recruiting, and leadership development and learning. Reporting to WPP CEO Mark Read, she will create an integrated talent team that will work with leaders throughout the company to help build a new culture that empowers people to do their best work.
A Prime Mover in the Successful Hub's Launch NEW YORK , Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- John Patroulis, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey, today announced the promotion of Adam Kahn to Chief Creative ...
WPP (WPP) and Waze today announces a new collaboration making it simpler for retail brands to run campaigns on Waze, the global social navigation app owned by Google, which has over 100 million monthly active drivers. WPP will work with Waze to make it easier for WPP’s clients to advertise on Google and directly reach and target drivers via the in-car platform, driving store footfall and product sales. The platform also gives insight into how, when and where people are engaging with brands during their drive, providing further value to clients.