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Senior WPP boss says staff liberated after Sorrell exit

Senior WPP boss says staff  liberated  after Sorrell exit
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Many of WPP s 200,000 staff will feel "liberated" after the departure of founder Sir Martin Sorrell, according to one of his most senior lieutenants.

Stephen Allan, boss of WPP-owned media buying agency Mediacom, said Sir Martin s energy would be missed.

But he added Sir Martin always had an owner s mentality about running WPP, which many employees didn t appreciate.

Sir Martin resigned as chief executive on Saturday after 33 years running the world s biggest communications group.
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