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Topic: Martin Sorrell

B-to-B Firm Hopes Facebook-Look-Back-Styled Video Reels In Zuck, Martin and Marissa

Eyeview's effort could be a reach, or brilliant

Who knows if Eyeview's stunt will work, but credit it for thinking outside the box. The personalized video technology firm is emailing a Who's Who of the advertising world a…

Sorrell to Ad:Tech: You're lucky to have me

Martin Sorrell is apparently much in demand on the conference circuit. While speaking at Ad:Tech in New York on Wednesday morning, the WPP CEO reminded organizers not once but…

Sir Martin discovers new passion: blogging

Sadly, as in years past, I had to miss Davos this year. Bummer. Luckily, WPP CEO and Davos fixture Martin Sorrell is blogging from the World Economic Forum for…

Amid downturn, WPP brass poke each other

We all deal with economic catastrophe in our own ways. For WPP's top echelon of executives, it means enjoying a little Wii and Facebook. A new BusinessWeek story recounts…

Google envy alive and well at WPP Group

It sometimes seems like the specter of an all-powerful Google is never far from the braintrust at WPP Group. Sir Martin Sorrell, after all, memorably labeled the Internet giant as…

McCann goofs again. Sorrell’s a comedian. Just another year at Cannes.

No one can accuse Michael Roth of free spending with IPG money. The holding-company CEO ordered a “special meal” at Howard Draft’s annual Hotel du Cap lunch, but it isn’t…

Sorrell disparaged again, may feel small

David Ogilvy called him an “odious little jerk.” George Parker refers to him as the Poisoned Dwarf. Now, WPP’s Martin Sorrell is taking some more stick—from an ad exec…

Sorrell bashes ‘wounded animal’ IPG

True to his chosen profession, WPP CEO Martin Sorrell knows how to turn a colorful phrase. Take his comments Thursday morning at the International Advertising Association New York chapter’s Global…

Sorrell finds Murdoch in a panic

WPP Group chief Sir Martin Sorrell may have Internet-related investments of his own, but when it comes to Rupert Murdoch’s investments in cyberspace, he finds the News Corp. chief  “panicking,”…

Sorrell paying the big bucks in divorce

It hasn’t been a good week for WPP CEO Martin Sorrell when it comes to women. First was the fallout sparked by WPP creative guru Neil French’s derogatory remarks about…

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