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Market Cap
30.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
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Shares Outstanding
1.3B
EX-Date
10/9/14
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Dividend
$38.74
Dividend Yield
2.51%
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wpp plc (WPPGF) Details

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, including billboards. This segment also has media investment management capabilities 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 clients that seek to communicate with consumers, governments, and/or 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 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.

121,883 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/26/14
Founded in 1985

wpp plc (WPPGF) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 5.3M GBP
Group Finance Director, Executive Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.5M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wpp plc (WPPGF) Key Developments

Madison World Reportedly Revives Talks To Sell Media Buying and Outdoor Advertising Business

Sam Balsara, Chairman and Managing Director of Madison Communications Pvt. Ltd. has again started talks with WPP plc (LSE:WPP) to sell majority stake in media buying and outdoor advertising businesses of Madison, advertising executives in the know told Economic Times. According to these advertising executives, Madison is also in talks with Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. but WPP has outbid Dentsu and is expected to close the transaction in coming two months. Sam Balsara declined the development and said, "We are not in active or serious discussions with anyone". Sam Balsara further added, "Yes, it is true that many agencies have expressed an interest in acquiring part stake in Madison, but we are in no hurry. I must mention that we are not closed to a partnership as long as the partnership can help us improve the quality of service to our clients". Ashish Bhasin, India Chairman and South Asia Cheif Execuive Officer at Dentsu also declined of any talks.

comScore, Inc. Announces Strategic Alliance Agreement with WPP plc

comScore, Inc. announced the strategic alliance agreement with WPP plc. The strategic alliance agreement will establish a framework for collaboration between wpp and the company, combining wpp’s capabilities in television audience measurement, and comscore’s capabilities in internet audience measurement to develop cross media audience measurement solutions in countries outside the united states. pursuant to this agreement, wpp and the company will: cooperate with respect to the assessment of potential opportunities to collaborate on development of a cmam solution, as well as other cross media initiatives that may from time to time be identified that would combine the respective expertise and technology of each party, and to offer such cmam solutions to their clients; and subject to certain exceptions, cooperate in marketing, generating sales leads, promoting and selling the cmam solutions to customers in the territory associated with a marketing and sales plan agreed by the parties. The strategic alliance agreement describes the parties’ obligations to work together to develop and offer cmam services in various countries, and the obligations will vary depending in part on whether either or both already provide iam or tam services in a particular country. The agreement also sets out parameters for determining which party will serve as the lead sales and marketing party for cmam services in a particular country.

WPP Appoints Sudipto Roy as CEO, Emerging Markets

WPP had recently announced the appointment of Sudipto Roy as the CEO of Emerging Markets, covering Asia, Africa, Middle East and Turkey. tenthavenue, established in 2011, help brands cater for the connected consumer. Based on the four key pillars of data, content, technology and media, tenthavenue builds products and services that enable advertisers to create connected brand experiences. As parent to WPP's 'Connected Consumer' agencies, the tenthavenue agency family consists of market leaders and rising stars in their respective fields, including Kinetic, Aviator, Joule, Spafax, Candyspace, Forward and TMARC. Sudipto will lead tenthavenue across high growth established markets including China, South East Asia, Hong Kong, South Africa, and drive tenthavenue's expansion into new markets, including Turkey, Middle East and Japan. Roy will be based out of Singapore and will begin his new tenure in Mid April.

 

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