Melt In A Minute | WPP And InMobi Group Announce Partnership, Ali Harris Shere Steps Down & MORE

Ritwika Gupta, September 11, 2019

From S4 Capital’s Asia operations seeing a sharp rise in profits to WPP and InMobi Group announcing long-term partnership, here are the top headlines of the day:

Here is your daily round-up of the news that matters in the marketing, media and advertising world, brewed hot & fresh in just 60 seconds:

Today’s Top Stories

1. WPP And InMobi Group Announce Partnership

This partnership will leverage the expertise of their agencies, including GroupM and Kantar and help marketers fast-track solutions in a mobile-first world.

2. Ali Harris Shere, MD, Britannia Industries Steps Down

Ali Harris Shere has stepped down after a span of over two decades. Vinay Subramanyam will take over his role.

3. Apple TV+ To Cost $4.99/month

At the Apple event yesterday, the brand announced that Apple TV+ will cost 4.99 dollars per month for a family subscription, undercutting its rivals, Netflix and Disney Plus. The streaming service will also come free for a year with the purchase of a device such as an iPhone or Macbook.

4. Dinesh Menon, Global CMO, State Bank of India, Resigns

Menon, who had joined the company in March 2016, has yet to confirm his next move.

5. S4 Capital’s Asia Operations Delivered A Gross Profit of £5.98 M

Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital has reported a gross profit of 70.19 millon pounds in the last six months up till 30 June 2019. This was reported by Mumbrella Asia. The firm’s Asia operations delivered a profit of 5.98 million pounds, an increase of 152.4% compared to last year.