WPP is a communications service group that provides marketing and communications solutions. Its portfolio of services include advertising, media investment management, public relations, public affairs, healthcare communications, specialist communications, branding and identity services, and much more. The company is also engaged in purchasing goods and services from of suppliers around the world  and spends around £6 billion a year on advertising production, research operations, facilities, IT and telecoms, travel and entertainment, and professional and recruitment services. In addition, it operates WPP digital, the digital business arm of WPP. WPP has received a number of awards such as the Holding Company of the Year at the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and other awards for its annual reports and its digital unit.
Type
Public
HQ
London, GB
Size (employees)
162,000 (est)
Website
wpp.com
WPP is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at WPP

Jacques Aigrain

Jacques Aigrain

Non-Executive Director
Roger Agnelli

Roger Agnelli

Non-Executive Director
Ruigang Li

Ruigang Li

Non-Executive Director
Scott Spirit

Scott Spirit

Chief Digital Officer
Laurence Mellman

Laurence Mellman

COO & International Specialist Communications

WPP Office Locations

WPP has an office in London, Singapore, New York, Mumbai and in 3 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
27 Farm Street
Shanghai, CN
Room 1504B 399 Heng Feng Road
Hong Kong, HK
PCCW Tower 36/F Taikoo Place, 979 Kings Road Quarry Bay
Mumbai, IN
4th Floor, Peninsula Chambers, Peninsula Corporate Park Ganpat Rao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel
Seoul, KR
LG Mapo Building 15th Floor 275 Gongdeok 2 dong Mapo-gu
Singapore, SG
50 Scotts Road #03-01
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WPP Financials and Metrics

WPP Financials

WPP's revenue was reported to be $19.40 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

19.4 b

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

22.4 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

85.4
WPP's current market capitalization is $22.4 b.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2010FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

19.4 b

Pre tax profit

(22.9 m)(284.3 k)(349 k)(43.2 m)50.3 m(50.7 m)

Net Income

(22.9 m)(284.3 k)(349 k)(43.2 m)50.3 m(50.7 m)
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Current Assets

1.3 k1.3 k1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.3 k

PP&E

375.4 k8.5 b10 b10.1 b

Total Assets

641.9 k376.7 k350.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k8.5 b10 b10.1 b9.7 b

Current Liabilities

1.3 k1.3 k1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k2.6 b3 b769.8 743.8
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2010FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(22.9 m)(284.3 k)(349 k)(43.2 m)50.3 m(50.7 m)
USDY, 2016

Financial Leverage

1 x
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WPP Operating Metrics

WPP's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 892 in Jul, 2017.
Q1, 2017Jul, 2017Apr, 2018

Billings

£13.02 b

Countries

112 112

Enterprise Customers

892

Offices

3 k
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WPP News and Updates

Head of Publicis stays tight-lipped over peer WPP

PARIS (Reuters) - The head of French advertising group Publicis refused on Thursday to get drawn into commenting on rival WPP , following the shock departure of WPP's boss Martin Sorrell.

Sky CEO Darroch: 'I have no interest in running WPP'

LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Sky Chief Executive Jeremy Darroch said he had no interest in running WPP, the world's biggest ad group which is searching for a new chief executive after the abrupt departure of Martin Sorrell on Saturday.

BRIEF-Sky CEO says he has "no interest" in running WPP

* CEO SAYS "NO INTEREST" IN RUNNING WPP Further company coverage: (Reporting By London Bureau)

A former rival had some catty parting words for outgoing WPP chief Martin Sorrell

Advertising titan Martin Sorrell’s abrupt resignation from his advertising conglomerate WPP elicited professional tributes from his friends, and very public schadenfreude from his rivals. Maurice…

Post-CEO Scandal, What Happens To The World’s Largest Ad Agency Company?

A major break up? Gradual tweaks? Somewhere in between? There’s no consensus on just what WPP CEO Martin Sorrell’s sudden resignation will bring. Perhaps it was an overactive penchant for the dramatic that led WPP to announce the immediate resignation of long-time CEO Sir Martin Sorrell on a Saturda…

Sir Martin Sorrell and the art of leaving quietly

OVER 30 YEARS, Sir Martin Sorrell has turned a wire-basket maker into a global advertising powerhouse. Along the way, he has become an elder statesman of the industry and a symbol of corporate Britain. He appears in the news and on TV, talking about everything from the rise of Facebook to Brexit. He…
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