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Welcome to WPP's Interim Report 2008

Who we are

WPP is a world leader in marketing communications services.

It comprises leading companies in all these disciplines:

  • Advertising
  • Media Investment Management
  • Information, Insight & Consultancy
  • Public Relations & Public Affairs
  • Branding & Identity
  • Healthcare Communications
  • Direct, Digital, Promotion & Relationship Marketing
  • Specialist Communications

Summary of results

  • Billings up almost 12% at £16.9 billion
  • Revenue up over 14% to £3.339 billion
  • Profit before tax up over 15% to £339 million
  • Diluted earnings per share up over 21% at 17.8p
  • Interim ordinary dividend up 20% to 5.19p per share