Sir Martin Sorrell

Founder Of The World's Largest PR & Advertising Group

Sir Martin Sorrell 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 his retirement in April 2018, Sorrell was the longest-serving chief executive of a FTSE 100 company.

He is also known for being consistently one of the UK’s highest-paid corporate executives. 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.

He was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours. On 27 September 2007, Sorrell was awarded the Harvard Business School’s highest honour, the Alumni Achievement Award, by Dean Jay O. Light. The award was also given to: Ayala Corp. chair Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, A. Malachi Mixon of Invacare, Donna Dubinsky and Hansjörg Wyss of Synthes. In 2015 he was a Trustee of the British Museum.

To book business speaker, Martin Sorrell to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Martin is known to cover the following topics:

  • Retail & Business
  • Investment
  • Managerial Tactics
  • PR & Advertising
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Event & Conference Host