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Filed: 29 Apr 21, 1:22pm
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 6-K
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Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the Month of April 2021
 
Commission File Number: 001-38303
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WPP plc
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
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Sea Containers, 18 Upper Ground
London, United Kingdom SE1 9GL
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:
 
Form 20-F X Form 40-F ___
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ___
 
Note:  Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ___
 
Note:  Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant’s security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.
 
Forward-Looking Statements
 
In connection with the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the “Reform Act”), WPP plc and its subsidiaries (the “Company”) may include forward-looking statements (as defined in the Reform Act) in oral or written public statements issued by or on behalf of the Company. These forward-looking statements may include, among other things, plans, objectives, projections and anticipated future economic performance based on assumptions and the like that are subject to risks and uncertainties. As such, actual results or outcomes may differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that may cause actual results to differ include but are not limited to: the unanticipated loss of a material client or key personnel, delays or reductions in client advertising budgets, shifts in industry rates of compensation, regulatory compliance costs or litigation, natural disasters or acts of terrorism, the Company’s exposure to changes in the values of major currencies other than the UK pound sterling (because a substantial portion of its revenues are derived and costs incurred outside of the United Kingdom) and the overall level of economic activity in the Company’s major markets (which varies depending on, among other things, regional, national and international political and economic conditions and government regulations in the world’s advertising markets). In addition, you should consider the risks described in Item 3D, captioned “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2019, which could also cause actual results to differ from forward-looking information. In light of these and other uncertainties, the forward-looking statements included in the oral or written public statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company that the Company’s plans and objectives will be achieved.
 
The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.
Description
 
1Annual Report 2020 on Form 20-F dated 29 April 2021, prepared by WPP plc.
 
 
 
For Immediate Release29 April 2021
 
 
 
WPP PLC ("WPP")
 
Annual Report 2020 on Form 20-F
 
In accordance with Section 203.01 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual, WPP plc ("WPP") announces that on 29 April 2021 it filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission an Annual Report on Form 20-F that included audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020. WPP's 2020 Annual Report on Form 20-F is available online at WPP's website at www.wpp.com/investors/annual-report-2020 and also online at www.sec.gov.
 
A hard copy version of the WPP 2020 Annual Report will be available on or about 11 May 2021.
 
Shareholders have the ability to receive, upon request, a hard copy version of WPP's complete audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020, free of charge, by either:
 
(i)     writing to Computershare Investor Services (Jersey) Limited, our registrars in the UK, at the following address: 13 Castle Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE1 1ES or by telephone on +44 (0)870 707 1411;
(ii)    writing to Citibank N.A., our ADR depositary in the US, at the following address: PO Box 43077, Providence, RI 02940-3077, USA, or by telephone on: +1 877 248 4237 (US toll free) or +1 781 575 4555 (outside the US).
 
Balbir Kelly-Bisla
Company Secretary
 
Further information  
Chris Wade, WPP
Richard Oldworth,
Buchanan Communications
+44 (0)20 7282 4600
+44 (0)7710 130 634
+44 (0)20 7466 5000
  
About WPP 
WPP is a creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients and communities. For more information, visit www.wpp.com.  
 
ENDS 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURES
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 WPP PLC
 
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: 29 April 2021.By:  ______________________
           Balbir Kelly-Bisla
 
          Company Secretary