Sir Martin Sorrell during a session in a pub as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in Cannes, France, on Thursday. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Martin Sorrell hit out on Thursday at the “leak” that preceded his departure from WPP, in one of his first public appearances since he resigned from t(...)

Martin Sorrell, former CEO of WPP

Martin Sorrell’s driver had worked for the WPP chief executive for 15 years, ferrying the ad land king around London in a Range Rover. Last autumn his(...)

Martin Sorrell took control of WPP more than 30 years ago, turning the former maker of wire shopping baskets into the world’s largest advertising group by sales and acquiring some of the industry’s biggest names, such as Ogily & Mather.

Martin Sorrell risks losing his multimillion pound exit package from WPP if he breaches a confidentiality agreement that restricts what he can tell ot(...)

Dublin heavyweight CRH fell almost 0.9 per cent

UK and European stocks fell, bringing a halt to their longest advance in almost seven weeks. Poor performances by banks damaged markets across Europe(...)