Guillaume Herbette, global CEO of MSL, is leaving the firm as Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun has decided to eliminate the position.
"We will not appoint a new global head of MSL, wrote Sadoun today in a note to staffers. "With the implementation of the country model, all MSL offices in the world will now report to the new country structure of Publicis Groupe."
He wished Herbette well and thanked him "for his many contributions over the course of the last four years as the head of MSL and wish him all the best for the future."
Sadoun said there is no plan for a public announcement. He referred media inquiries to Delphine Stricker, group communications director.