Sir Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell is the entrepreneurial founder/CEO of WPP. Under his leadership, the company has become the world’s largest communications services group, with nearly 190,000 people (including associates and investments) working across some 150 companies in 112 countries. He is one of the most respected global industry leaders whose views on business and the world economy are widely sought.
Sir Martin actively supports the advancement of international business schools, advising Harvard, IESE, the Indian School of Business, the China Europe International Business School and Fundação Dom Cabral Business School in Brazil, among others. Sir Martin is Chairman of IBAC London, IBAC Rome and IBAC Jerusalem.
Recent recognitions for Group: In 2015 Holding Company of the Year at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (fifth year running) and in 2015 Most Effective Holding Company in Effie Global Effectiveness Index (fourth year running). In 2016 WPP was recognised by Warc 100 as the World’s Top Holding Company (second year running).