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  • WPP: Ego fueled the Omnicom-Publicis merger  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, WPP Group CEO, discusses the fallout in the proposed merger between Omnicom and Publicis.

  • Europe closes flat for the week amid Ukraine fears Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    European markets finished lower on Friday and ended the week flat, as the situation in Ukraine erased any optimism over earnings season.

  • S&P downgrades Russia, central bank hikes rates Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:53 AM ET
    A unit claiming to Cossack and other citizen pro-Russian volunteers arrive to take up position outside a Ukrainian miltary base where heavliy-armed unidentifed soldiers have surrounded Ukrainian soldiers inside as Russian flag flies behind in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

    Standard & Poor's cut its currency rating on Russia to BBB- as capital continues to flow out amid heightened tensions with the West.

  • Brazil and India doing well: WPP CEO  Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says Brazil and India have been strong markets, while Russia and China have slowed for the company.

  • Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says the strength of sterling is the "biggest short-term issue" for the company, creating headwinds on earnings.

  • Watch out for ‘significant’ tax change: WPP CEO Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:03 AM ET

    The shift in the “atmosphere around tax” globally is “significant” and has “hardened,” the chief executive of WPP has told CNBC.

  • WPP CEO: Evolution of advertising  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, discusses how Google, Buzzfeed and other companies are disrupting the advertising business.

  • WPP CEO: China is a fast growth market  Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:37 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO at WPP, says the firm sees strong growth in China and discusses WPP's mergers and acquisition deals in the world's second largest economy.

  • Midday movers: PepsiCo, Sotheby's, eBay & More Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • WPP's Sorrell: Facebook's WhatsApp deal 'potty' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The WPP CEO describes Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp as "potty" but adds that Mark Zuckerberg knew "what he is doing"

  • Is the Facebook-Whatsapp deal 'potty'?  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    The up to $19 billion spent on Whatsapp by Facebook looks "a bit potty" says Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, saying the group continues to invest a lot more in Google than in Facebook.

  • WPP to be 'more aggressive' in EM: Sorrell  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, hails the group's good results and says emerging countries remain its most profitable markets but that currency issues should remain an issue through 2014.

  • WPP's Martin Sorrell: Very bullish on Russia  Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:41 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC live at the World Economic Forum., Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he's positive on Eastern Europe.

  • I'm very bullish on Russia: WPP's Martin Sorrell Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:23 AM ET
    Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of WPP Plc.

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP told CNBC at the 2014 World Economic Forum that he has grown increasingly bullish on Russia.

  • Publicis expects World Cup boost in strong 2014 Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    Advertising industry growth in 2014 will be boosted by an improved global economy and the soccer World Cup, the chief executive of Publicis told CNBC.

  • Is the next investment hotspot...Iran? Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 3:38 AM ET
    Tehran, Iran

    Companies should start planning for Iran, analysts say, as the slow thawing of diplomatic relations with the country could open the door to foreign investment.

  • U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday, with markets still boosted by raised hopes the Federal Reserve will not start tapering off its asset purchases until next year.

  • 'Feeling pretty good' about WPP  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Alex De Groote, media analyst at Panmure Gordon, comments on WPP's results which showed revenue growth accelerating and says the focus will be on how the group benefits from the recovery.

  • Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says that the NSA spying scandal and government shutdown have brought "significant damage to brand America".

  • Sorrell on Publicis-Omnicom's 'clunky' merger  Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 6:32 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP founder &CEO, explains why he thinks the merger of Publicis Groupe and Omnicom Group is "strategically flawed" as consolidation in the advertising space continues. Sorrell also explains how the merger has given his company the opportunity to "escalate our strategy," moving up their targets for new markets and new media.