Axelrod Leaves WPP For EBay

Beth Axelrod, chief talent officer at WPP and a member of its board, quit last week and is taking the top HR post at San Jose, Calif.-based eBay, a WPP rep confirmed. Axelrod, 42, joined the agency holding company in 2002 from management consultancy McKinsey & Co. No date was given for Axelrod’s departure, but sources said she would be guiding the search for her replacement.