Other Long-Term Incentive Plan awards

Renewed Leadership Equity Acquisition Plan

Name Grant/ award date Invest-
ment and perform-
ance period
Number of invest-
ment shares
Share price on grant date Maximum number of match-
ing units at
1 Jan 2008
  During 2008 Maximum number of match-
ing units at
31 Dec 2008
Share price on vest /deferral date Value on vest /deferral date £000
Granted/ 
(lapsed)
units 
Additional dividend shares Vested or deferred shares
Sir Martin Sorrell 28.10.04 01.01.04 – 31.12.07 1,032,416 £5.535 4,129,664 (1,445,382) 139,504 2,823,7861 £5.865 16,562
  15.12.05 01.01.05 – 31.12.09 203,394 £6.175 1,016,970       1,016,970    
  15.11.06 01.01.06 – 31.12.10 156,536 £6.84 782,680       782,680    
  11.12.07 01.01.07 – 31.12.11 148,742 £6.23 743,710       743,710    
  31.10.08 01.01.08 – 31.12.12 218,596 £3.749   1,092,980     1,092,980    
Paul Richardson 28.10.04 01.01.04 – 31.12.07 30,973 £5.535 123,892 (43,362) 4,185 84,715 £5.865 497
  15.12.05 01.01.05 – 31.12.09 81,358 £6.175 406,790       406,790    
  15.11.06 01.01.06 – 31.12.10 66,102 £6.84 330,510       330,510    
  11.12.07 01.01.07 – 31.12.11 59,497 £6.23 297,485       297,485    
  31.10.08 01.01.08 – 31.12.12 109,298 £3.749   546,490     546,490    
                       
Mark Read 15.12.05 01.01.05 – 31.12.09 10,170 £6.175 50,850       50,850    
  15.11.06 01.01.06 – 31.12.10 16,525 £6.84 82,625       82,625    
  11.12.07 01.01.07 – 31.12.11 14,874 £6.23 74,370       74,370    
  31.10.08 01.01.08 – 31.12.12 21,859 £3.749   109,295     109,295    
1
Sir Martin Sorrell deferred receipt of these shares until 30 November 2011.

The comparator groups used for the various awards under Renewed LEAP are shown in the following table. Where a company delists during the performance period, the Compensation Committee deems this to be a disposal and the proceeds are treated as being reinvested in an index that tracks the TSR of the remaining companies.

Grant
year
Comparator group
2004 Aegis, Arbitron, Dentsu, Digitas, Gfk, Grey Advertising, Havas Advertising, Interpublic, Ipsos, Omnicom Group, Publicis, Taylor Nelson Sofres and VNU
2005 Aegis, Arbitron, Dentsu, Gfk, Havas Advertising, Interpublic, Ipsos, Omnicom Group, Publicis, Taylor Nelson Sofres and VNU
2006 Aegis, Arbitron, Dentsu, Gfk, Havas Advertising, Interpublic, Ipsos, Omnicom Group, Publicis and Taylor Nelson Sofres
2007 Aegis, Arbitron, Dentsu, Gfk, Havas Advertising, Interpublic, Ipsos, Omnicom Group, Publicis and Taylor Nelson Sofres
2008 Aegis, Arbitron, Dentsu, Gfk, Havas Advertising, Interpublic, Ipsos, Omnicom Group and Publicis

The vesting schedules used for the various awards under Renewed LEAP are shown in the following tables. When actual performance falls between these positions, the match is calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Awards granted in 2004
Rank compared
to peer group
Number of
matching shares
1 4
2 4
3 3.6
4 2.8
5 2
6 1.6
Median 1.2
Below median 0
Awards granted in 2005, 2006 & 2007
Rank compared
to peer group
Number of
matching shares
1 5
2 5
3 4.5
4 3.5
5 2.5
Median 1.5
Below median 0
Awards granted in 2008
Rank compared
to peer group
Number of
matching shares
1 5
2 5
3 4
4 3
Median 1.5
Below median 0