But she is thought to have taken redundancy from Barclays after being marginalised within the group marketing hierarchy.
Gulliford joined Barclays from Emap Consumer Media last May. By August he had overseen the appointment of Starcom Motive to the bank's £15 million media account. In a controversial review, Starcom, which had worked with him at Emap, was admitted to the pitch, despite the incumbent status of its sister agency, MediaVest. Neither Lamport nor Barclays were available as Campaign went to press.