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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  WPP 2012 Ltd       JE00B3DMTY01

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Business Summary
Logo WPP 2012 Ltd
Provides communications services on a national, multinational and global basis

WPP Plc engages in the provision of communications services.

It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, UK, Western Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa & Middle East and Central & Eastern Europe.

It also operates through the following business segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations and Public Affairs; Branding and Identity; Direct, Promotion and Relationship Marketing; Healthcare, and Specialist Communications; and Wire and Plastic Products Plc (WPP) Digital.

The Advertising and Media Investment Management segment provides advertising; above and below-the-line media planning and buying; and specialist sponsorship and branded entertainment services.

The Data Investment Management segment includes TNS, Millward Brown, The Futures Company, and other specialists in brand, consumer, media, and marketplace insight.

The Public Relations and Public Affairs segment comprises of corporate, consumer, financial, and brand-building services from public relations and lobbying firms such as Burson-Marsteller, Cohn & Wolfe, H+K Strategies, Ogilvy Public Relations, and Finsbury.

The Branding and Identity, Healthcare, and Specialist Communications segment covers consumer, corporate, and employee branding and design services; covering identity; packaging; literature; events; training; architecture; healthcare marketing solutions; custom media and multicultural marketing; event, sports, youth, and entertainment marketing; corporate and business-to-business; and media, technology, and production services.

The Direct, Promotion and Relationship Marketing segment involves in general and specialist customer, channel, direct, field, retail, promotional and point-of-sale services.

The WPP Digital segment is a clients access to a portfolio of digital experts.

The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Martin Sorrell711985Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Roberto Quarta672015Chairman
Paul W. G. Richardson581992Group Finance Director & Executive Director
Rui Gang Li462010Non-Executive Director
Timothy P. Shriver, PhD562007Independent Non-Executive Director
Solomon D. Trujillo PhD, MBA652010Independent Non-Executive Director
Jacques Aigrain, PhD612013Independent Non-Executive Director
Hugo Shong592013Independent Non-Executive Director
Sally Susman542013Non-Executive Director
Daniela Riccardi562013Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 1,326,567,977 1,243,868,357 93.8% 34,619,468 2.6% 93.8%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 67,316,992 5.20%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. 45,433,480 3.51%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 30,838,918 2.38%
Norges Bank Investment Management 25,903,714 2.00%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd. 21,585,147 1.67%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 21,557,639 1.67%
Martin Sorrell 21,021,365 1.63%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 19,705,438 1.52%
Artisan Partners LP 15,720,053 1.22%
First Pacific Advisors LLC 12,134,080 0.94%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
STW Communications Group Ltd. (SGN) 524,042,12361.5%427,917,076 USD
COMSCORE, Inc. (SCOR) 10,514,69618.6%321,959,992 USD
Asatsu-DK Inc (9747) 10,331,00024.5%260,939,572 USD
Syzygy AG (SYZ) 6,475,84650.5%72,910,190 USD
oOh!Media Ltd (OML) 12,939,3858.62%46,016,076 USD
HIGH CO (HCO) 3,825,81634.1%40,751,674 USD
G II R Inc (035000) 4,961,93930.0%38,409,973 USD
PRAP Japan, Inc. 935,00020.0%11,067,380 USD
OptimizeRx Corporation 6,011,10620.7%6,311,661 USD
Sector
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  Advertising & Marketing
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Sector Advertising & Marketing
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Company contact information
WPP Plc
27 Farm Street
London, Greater London W1J 5RJ

Phone : +44.20.7408.2204
Fax : +44.20.7493.6819
Web : www.wpp.com
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