B&T understands that Lisa Sheehan has departed WPP.
Sheehan held the role of chief people officer, initially on a contract basis from November 2020. She was appointed the position permanently two months ago.
It is understood that the role has now been made redundant.
B&T understands that the local operations are currently being managed out of London.
WPP shareholders voted in favour of a global takeover, and WPP AUNZ has since been delisted from the ASX.
The Aussie ops are currently without a country manager following Monsees’ departure, while the all-important GroupM CEO seat is yet to be filled despite an exhaustive search by recruiters both internally and externally.