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Sorrell to end 32-year career at helm of WPP

Sorrell to end 32-year career at helm of WPP

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Sir Martin Sorrell is bringing the curtain down on a 32-year career as chief executive of WPP Group, the ‎marketing services giant, weeks after its board launched a probe into an allegation of improper personal conduct.Sky News has learnt that WPP, which owns a string of international advertising and media buying networks supplying many of the world's biggest companies, is preparing to announce Sir Martin's departure as soon as Saturday night.His resignation will be one of the most significant ‎exits of a FTSE-100 chief executive for many years.WPP plans to announce that‎ Mark Read, the chief executive of Wunderman, an agency network it owns, and Andrew Scott, chief operating officer of the group's European business, will take over as interim joint chief operating officers.Roberto Quarta,