WPP Adds Former Vivendi Deputy CFO Sandrine Dufour To Board

(Alliance News) - WPP PLC on Tuesday said it has hired Sandrine Dufour as a non-executive ...

Alliance News 28 January, 2020 | 3:51PM
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(Alliance News) - WPP PLC on Tuesday said it has hired Sandrine Dufour as a non-executive director, effective from February 3.

Dufour is currently chief financial officer of Belgian telecommunications company Proximus Group. She was previously deputy chief financial officer & executive vice president innovation at French media group Vivendi SA.

"Sandrine brings deep financial expertise gained in global companies and strong strategic capability to our board", said WPP Chair Roberto Quarta.

"Her success in a number of executive leadership roles, her experience in the telecoms, entertainment and media industries and her enthusiasm for cultural, technological and business transformation will be of great benefit as the company delivers its new strategy for growth," he added.

Shares in London-headquartered WPP were up 0.5% at 987.60 pence each on Tuesday afternoon in London.

By Ife Taiwo; ifetaiwo@alliancenews.com

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WPP PLC 516.00 GBX 4.60
Vivendi SA 19.82 EUR -0.58

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