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Age : 74
Public asset : 356,690,723 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : WPP PLC

Mr. Martin S. Sorrell is Chief Executive Officer at WPP Group USA, Inc.

He is on the Board of Directors at WPP Plc, Cherwell Films LLP, Clyde Films LLP, J.M.S. Financial Services Ltd., JMS Financial Services (No. 2) Ltd., Pruway Investments Ltd., The Bloomberg Family Foundation, Inc., Formula One Holdings Ltd. and Topco Alpha Ltd. Mr. Sorrell was previously employed as an Independent Director by Alcoa, Inc., Non-Executive Director by ASATSU-DK, Inc, an Independent Director by Arconic, Inc., Non-Executive Director by Colefax Group Plc, Director-Finance Group by Saatchi & Saatchi Plc, a Trustee by The Conference Board, Inc., Chairman by The International Business Council, Chairman-International Business Council by The World Economic Forum USA, Inc., and Non-Executive Director by Topco Alpha Ltd.

He also served on the board at Nasdaq, Inc.

He received his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Current positions of Martin Sorrell 
NameTitle Since
(Advertising & Marketing)
Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director 1986
WPP Group USA, Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
Formula One Holdings Ltd. Non-Executive Director -
Topco Alpha Ltd. Non-Executive Director -
Pruway Investments Ltd. Director -
Clyde Films LLP Director -
Cherwell Films LLP Director -
The Bloomberg Family Foundation, Inc. Director -
J.M.S. Financial Services Ltd. Director -
JMS Financial Services (No. 2) Ltd. Director -

Holdings of Martin Sorrell 
WPP Group (WPP)
Advertising & Marketing
18,540,3151.46%356,108,094 USD
Arconic (ARNC)
Aerospace & Defense
15,9800.0033%389,752 USD
Alcoa Corporation (AA)
4,2890.0023%192,876 USD

Martin Sorrell : Personal Network 

Biography of Martin Sorrell 
Sir Martin Sorrell (born 14 February 1945, London, England) is an English businessman and the chief executive officer of WPP Group. He has served in that role since he started the company.

Early life and education
Born in London to a Jewish family, whose ancestors came from Russia, Poland and Romania. Sorrell was educated at the independent Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School then Christ's College, Cambridge, and has an MBA from Harvard University.


Early career
He joined Glendinning Associates, and James Gulliver and then worked for sports agent Mark McCormack. He joined Saatchi & Saatchi in 1975, and was group finance director from 1977 until 1984. Often referred to as "the third brother", he designed and carried out many of Saatchi's agency acquisitions. Sorrell undertook this by refining the practice of the ‘earn-out’.

In 1985, Sorrell privately invested in Wire and Plastic Products, a British wire shopping basket manufacturer, and joined it full-time as Chief Executive in 1986. He began to acquire "below-the-line" advertising-related companies, purchasing 18 in three years, including in 1987 when he stunned the agency world with a $566 million "hostile" takeover of J. Walter Thompson. Sorrell followed this in 1989 with another dramatic hostile $825 million buy of Ogilvy and Mather. Since 2000, WPP has also acquired two more integrated, global agency networks, Young & Rubicam Brands and Grey.

Other interests
[Sorrell DLD 08.jpg|thumb|Martin Sorrell in 2008]
In 1997, he was appointed an Ambassador for British Business by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and subsequently appointed to the Office's Panel 2000 aimed at rebranding Britain abroad. In 1999 he was appointed by the Secretary of State for Education and Employment to serve on the Council for Excellence in Management and Leadership.

He is a Governor of London Business School, and a member of the Advisory Boards of both the Judge Business School in Cambridge, UK and IESE in Spain. He is also Chairman of the Global Advisory Board of the Centre for International Business and Management (CIBAM), at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Source @ Wikipedia

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Martin Sorrell : Connections 
Acutronic Holding AG
SPIE Ouest-Centre SAS
Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLP

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