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NEW YORK, Friday: GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has names Marie-Claire Barker as global chief people officer, effective January. She succeeds Jennifer Remling, who was appointed WPP’s chief people officer only in October.

As a member of GroupM’s global leadership team, Barker will lead the group’s people solutions operation across its 36,000-person organisation.


“She will be based in GroupM’s 3 World Trade Centre office in New York.”

Sydney-based GroupM AUNZ comms director Rosie Baker said Barker “will further develop our world-leading people proposition for all our people in Australia & New Zealand.”

Barker is ex-Ogilvy, MEC/Wavemaker and, most recently, Edelman.

She will be based in GroupM’s 3 World Trade Centre office in New York.

About GroupM
GroupM is a world- leading media investment company responsible for more than $US50B in annual media investment.


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