AGM sees shareholders voice concerns over pay package of chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell.
A third of shareholders failed to vote for the £70m pay package of Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising and marketing giant WPP, at the company's annual general meeting.
During a vote on WPP's remuneration policy, 34% of shareholders declined to back the plan.
A statement from Hermes Investment Management before the meeting said: "We appreciate that a new remuneration policy was approved by shareholders in 2013 and that the legacy plan only has one more year to run.
"Nonetheless, we are highly uncomfortable with the 2015 quantum, not least in light of our historic concerns about board composition and the remuneration
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