WPP Appoints Independent Counsel to Investigate Allegations of 'Personal Misconduct' Against CEO Martin Sorrell

'I reject the allegation unreservedly'


The board of WPP is currently investigating claims of “personal misconduct” made against CEO Martin Sorrell, a company spokesperson confirmed in a statement to Adweek.

The Wall Street Journal broke the news of the investigation Tuesday afternoon.

“The Board of WPP has appointed independent counsel to conduct an investigation in response to an allegation of personal misconduct against Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer of WPP,” the statement read. “The investigation is ongoing. The allegations do not involve amounts which are material to WPP.”

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