Sorrell denies talk in Brazil about merger

Michaels, Julia
July 1990
Advertising Age;7/30/1990, Vol. 61 Issue 31, p18
Trade Publication
Reports on WPP Group Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell's denial of a rumor that advertising agency, J. Walter Thompson would be merged with Standard Ogilvy and Mather. Total billings of Standard Ogilvy in 1989; Ranking of J. Walter Thompson in Brazil; Rumor that Ogilvy and Mather Latin America President Flavio Correa will head the merged agency.


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