George Parker is the perpetrator of adscam.typepad.com. Every week he shares his opinions on the advertising world with PSFK.

I did a recent post on AdScam pointing out that Sir Martin Sorrell (Or as I prefer to call him The Poisoned Dwarf) currently enjoys a yearly pay packet of £23 million, about $35 million, which is 550 times the size of an average WPP employee’s, at just £42,000, or $60 million. This huge discrepancy in pay scales between the poor wankers that actually create the wealth and those that fly around the world “downsizing” their operations for the sake of the relentless quarterly numbers, is not that rare these days, particularly in the US.

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER CONTENT
PSFK provides access to this article and every report, case-study, interview, and analysis that we publish for our members. PSFK Professional Membership also unlocks accessto unlimited customized research assistance and our database of over 100,000 insights on innovation trendspanning across eight industry sectors—from culture and brand to retail and customer experience.
Already a members? Log in