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Publicis Groupe announces key promotions in ANZ People & Culture team

Publicis Groupe Asia Pacific has announced the promotion of Pauly Grant to Chief Talent Officer APAC, alongside her role as leader of ANZ’s people portfolio.


Effective immediately, Grant will focus on driving the region’s talent and culture strategy to support the group’s business strategy. As a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, she will work closely with the market Chief Talent Officers and reports to Jane Lin-Baden, CEO, Publicis Groupe Asia Pacific.

In support of Publicis Groupe ANZ’s continued focus on fostering an inclusive and enabling environment for all, Jessica Farrell and Anushka Methananda have also respectively been elevated to the roles of General Manager People & Culture - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) & Operations and General Manager People & Culture – Experience and Performance.

On their promotions, Pauly Grant, said: “We are extremely fortunate to have such strong talent in our ANZ People team, and these promotions for Anushka and Jessica are well deserved. Anushka has recently taken on responsibility of Performance and Experience across Publicis Groupe ANZ, an important role to deliver high performance, opportunities, and the best workplace for our people. We are very lucky to have someone of her calibre in this role.

“Meanwhile, Jessica has done a phenomenal job in delivering change and improving our DE&I approach to ensure operational excellence. Both her and Anushka will bring strong leadership across the market, in partnership with the existing People Leadership team.”

Read more about the promotions here.


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