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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:

 

  

 

160,000

 

 

Date of transaction:

 

  

 

4 May 2018

 

 

Time of transaction:

 

  

 

08:25 – 16:35

 

 

Price (pence):

 

  

 

1282.2532

 

 

Trading venue:

 

  

 

London Stock Exchange

 

 

Broker:

 

  

 

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.

Enquiries:

 

 

Marie Capes, Company Secretary

 

  

 

020 7408 2204