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WPP plc (WPP.L)

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WPP plc

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18 Upper Ground
London SE1 9GL
United Kingdom
44 20 7282 4600

Sector(s)Communication Services
IndustryAdvertising Agencies
Full-time employees99,830

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Mark ReadCEO & Exec. Director2.05MN/A1967
Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour ScottChief Operating OfficerN/AN/A1969
Mr. Stephan PretoriusChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Rachel HighamChief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Peregrine RiviereDirector of Group Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Andrea Harris Esq.Group Chief CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Chris WadeChief Communications DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Laurent EzekielChief Marketing Officer & Chief Growth OfficerN/AN/A1974
Ms. Jacqueline P. CanneyGlobal Chief People OfficerN/AN/A1968
Mr. John O'KeeffeGlobal Chief Creative OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It engages in the planning and creation of marketing and branding campaigns; design and production of advertisements across all media; and provision of media buying services, including strategy and business development, media investment, data and technology, and content. The company also advises to clients who are seeking to communicate with a range of stakeholders from consumers to governments and the business and financial communities. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

WPP plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.