Ex-WPP CEO Martin Sorrell Had His Pay Slashed by 71% Last Year

But he still made $19.2 million


In a detailed annual 2017 report released today by WPP, the holding company revealed that recently departed CEO Martin Sorrell’s total salary was cut by 71 percent in 2017 to $19.2 million (€13.9 million) from $66.4 million in 2016 following the adoption of a more modest five-year executive incentive plan.

In 2015, Sorrell took home an incredible $85.2 million (€70.4 million).

Under the new incentive scheme, called the Executive Performance Share Plan (which is in place through 2021), Sorrell received $13.8

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