Could the Departure of WPP’s CEO Cause a Breakup of the Advertisement Empire?

Author: Victor Sambuis

  • Martin Sorrell, the founder of WPP plc (NYSE:WPP), abruptly left the company last Saturday due to allegations of personal misconduct and misuse of company assets, before taking the time to groom a successor
  • Potential split of the network of advertisement agencies, as Sorrell held the empire together
  • Interim management is searching for a new CEO to bring unity and growth to the company