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Exhibit 1

Buy-back programme

Transaction in own shares

WPP plc (“WPP” or the “Company”) announces that on 4 May 2018 it purchased for treasury 160,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 1282.2532 pence per ordinary share. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:



Description of shares:




WPP plc ordinary shares of 10 pence each



Number of shares repurchased:







Date of transaction:




4 May 2018



Time of transaction:




08:25 – 16:35



Price (pence):







Trading venue:




London Stock Exchange







Merrill Lynch International


Following the above purchase, WPP holds 66,809,968 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of WPP shares in issue is 1,265,791,009 (excluding shares to be held in treasury).

All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company’s website (www.wpp.com) on a daily basis.




Marie Capes, Company Secretary




020 7408 2204