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Making headlines: Key moments throughout Martin Sorrell's historic career

Making headlines: Key moments throughout Martin Sorrell's historic career

A divisive figure, Sorrell's rise to the top of the ad industry was never dull. Here, we outline the key moments.

The future of the agency model in a post-Sorrell era

The future of the agency model in a post-Sorrell era

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As WPP faces break-up calls in the wake of Sir Martin Sorrell's exit, the agency holding company model is under greater scrutiny than at any time since the 1980s.

Whither the pharma Grand Prix? Questions abound in run-up to Cannes health fest

Whither the pharma Grand Prix? Questions abound in run-up to Cannes health fest

Whether jurors will award a pharma Grand Prix, and whether US pharma will show up, are two open questions in the run-up to Lions Health.

AstraZeneca's Joe Shields to launch Health Accelerators with Think Patients

AstraZeneca's Joe Shields to launch Health Accelerators with Think Patients

Shields will serve as president of the Think Patients subsidiary firm.

17 days that rocked WPP

17 days that rocked WPP

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To say that Sir Martin Sorrell's rapid departure from WPP was a seismic event is an understatement. So just what happened in the days leading up to the fall of its CEO?

Interview | Stephen Neale, AbelsonTaylor

Interview | Stephen Neale, AbelsonTaylor

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Marc Iskowitz, MM&M editor in chief, and Stephen Neale, EVP and chief creative officer at AbelsonTaylor, discuss why brands and their agencies are looking beyond broadcast.

Welcome to the post-Sorrell era

Welcome to the post-Sorrell era

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WPP's interim leadership team insists there will be no wholesale break-up of the group.

WPP chairman Quarta should be ousted over Sorrell report, advisory group tells shareholders

WPP chairman Quarta should be ousted over Sorrell report, advisory group tells shareholders

Roberto Quarta faces a potential shareholder revolt at next month's AGM after advisory group Glass Lewis recommended that shareholders vote against his re-election.

Long live the king: reflections on Sorrell's reign

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Sorrell was good copy. He got into bruising takeover fights, took on media owners in trading negotiations, sued rivals and former employees, and clashed repeatedly with WPP's shareholders over his pay.

Edelman names Susan Isenberg global health chair

Edelman names Susan Isenberg global health chair

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Isenberg replaces Kym White, who left the PR agency in March to join Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Sorrell praises Trump economy, warns about Amazon, China

Sorrell praises Trump economy, warns about Amazon, China

The former WPP chief executive shared his view on technology, the economy, and politics on Tuesday at Techonomy NYC 18.

Sorrell: 'I'm going to start again'

Sorrell: 'I'm going to start again'

The former WPP CEO said on Tuesday at Techonomy NYC 18 that he's not planning to retire.

GSK reviews $1.76 billion global media

GSK reviews $1.76 billion global media

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Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly launched a review of its $1.76 billion global media agency arrangements, putting MediaCom and PHD on alert.

Interview | Gary Scheiner, GHG

Interview | Gary Scheiner, GHG

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Gary Scheiner, EVP and chief creative officer at GHG, discusses the inherent tension in day-to-day marketing for healthcare brands.

Merck's Gerberding, Publicis Health's Colucci call for courage in tackling gender parity

Merck's Gerberding, Publicis Health's Colucci call for courage in tackling gender parity

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Both leaders were honored at Healthcare Businesswomen's Association 2018 Woman of the Year event in New York.

Six weeks until the Cannes Lions: Here's what we know

Six weeks until the Cannes Lions: Here's what we know

Record year for brands, fewer celebrities, lower volume of entries expected and much more.

Agencies enable staff to find well-being through work

Agencies enable staff to find well-being through work

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Anatomy of Agency Culture is a supplement designed not only to showcase internal programs, but to examine them with an eye on how they impact company culture.

4 agencies making a difference in their communities and around the world

4 agencies making a difference in their communities and around the world

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Four agencies are making a difference by supporting nonprofits, educating and empowering youth, and promoting wellness and sustainability in communities around the world

Rbb Communications' Srikant Ramaswami on yoga, 'think time,' and his mentors

Rbb Communications' Srikant Ramaswami on yoga, 'think time,' and his mentors

Rbb Communications' EVP of global and emerging markets, healthcare Srikant Ramaswami discusses how he keeps sane with his busy schedule and what inspires him.

Data-driven. Obsessive. A little pushy. Meet this year's Top 40 Healthcare Transformers

Data-driven. Obsessive. A little pushy. Meet this year's Top 40 Healthcare Transformers

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Those on the vanguard of transformation include a number of upstarts and veteran gurus taking on historic challenges plaguing health data.

Justin Chase, Intouch Solutions

Justin Chase, Intouch Solutions

Justin Chase is EVP and head, innovation and media at Intouch Solutions.

Edie DeVine, GCI Health

Edie DeVine, GCI Health

Edie DeVine is SVP, U.S. director of medical and health technology at GCI Health.

Susan Dorfman, CMI/Compas

Susan Dorfman, CMI/Compas

Susan Dorfman is chief commercial officer of CMI/Compas.

Greg Matthews, W2O Group

Greg Matthews, W2O Group

Greg Matthews is managing director, healthcare and founder, MDigitalLife at W2O Group.

Top 40 Healthcare Transformers of 2018

Top 40 Healthcare Transformers of 2018

Here are the 40 upstarts and veterans who are transforming the healthcare industry.

Mark Read interview: WPP must focus more on clients and less on how we organize ourselves

Mark Read interview: WPP must focus more on clients and less on how we organize ourselves

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Mark Read has said WPP needs to focus more on clients and less on how it organizes itself.