WPP is the world’s largest communications services group with billings of US$70.5 billion
and revenues of US$16.5 billion. Through its operating companies, the Group provides
a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising & media
investment management; data investment management; public relations & public affairs;
branding & identity; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion & relationship marketing
and specialist communications. The company employs 170,000 people (including associates)
in over 3,000 offices across 110 countries. For more information, visit www.wpp.com.
WPP was named Holding Company of the Year at the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
for the third year running. WPP was also named, for the second consecutive year,
the World's Most Effective Holding Company in the 2013 Effie Effectiveness Index,
which recognizes the effectiveness of marketing communications.
In 2013 another leading industry competition, the One Show, recognized WPP as its Holding Company
of the Year at its 40th Annual One Show Awards, the first time the One Club recognized creative excellence
at the parent company level.