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WPP was founded by Sir Martin Sorrell in 1985, and he has since built the company into the world leader in advertising and communications services. The last year has seen record financial results and above-market returns for shareholders, achieved against the backdrop of continued economic uncertainty. The group was named Holding Company of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the third year running, and Most Effective Holding Company in the Effie Index for the second successive year. WPP was also ranked in the Top 10 of GigaOM’s ‘paidContent 50’ list of the world’s leading digital companies.