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Top Headlines Today:
1. Zomato Acquires Uber Eats India
Zomato has acquired the Indian operations of Uber Eats for around $350 million. As per The Economic Times, Uber Eats will cease to exist as a separate brand locally and users on its platform will be redirected to Zomato’s app.
2. GREY India Elevates Ketan Desai
GREY group India has elevated Ketan Desai as the Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to the promotion, Desai was the Grey Group President North and West.
3. Viacom18 Launches ‘Voot Select’
Viacom18 is all set to launch its 2nd subscription-based streaming service called ‘Voot Select’. It will soon go live on Voot and will be helmed by Ferzad Palia, Head – Youth, Music & English at Viacom18.
4. Rediffusion Promotes Kalyani Srivastava
Rediffusion has promoted Kalyani Srivastava as EVP and Head of Mumbai operations, as per media reports. Prior to this, Kalyani was representing the Chairman’s office at the agency.
5. Amaresh Godbole To Join Google
Amaresh Godbole, CEO Digitas India will be stepping down in March. As noted by exchange4media, he will be joining Google India.