Martin Sorrell

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Sir Martin Stuart Sorrell (born 14 February 1945) is a British businessman and the founder of WPP plc, the world's largest advertising and PR group, both by revenue and the number of staff. Upon being ousted in April 2018, Sorrell was the longest-serving chief executive of a FTSE 100 company.[1][2]

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Sir Martin Sorrell
Sorrell in 2022
Martin Stuart Sorrell

(1945-02-14) 14 February 1945 (age 78)
London, England
EducationHaberdashers' Boys' School, Elstree
Alma materChrist's College, Cambridge
Harvard University
Known forSaatchi & Saatchi
WPP Group
S4 Capital
Sandra Finestone
(m. 19702005)
Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell
(m. 2008)
Children4, including Jonathan Sorrell

He is consistently one of the UK's highest-paid corporate executives.[3] According to The Sunday Times Rich List in 2019, Sorrell is worth £368 million.[4] Sorrell has served on boards and advisory bodies of a number of high-profile public, academic and business organisations, including several leading business schools, both in the UK and internationally.