Faaez Samadi
Aug 2, 2018

Ex-Yolk leaders sue WPP Singapore and Grey over minority oppression

Grey APAC CEO Nirvik Singh and CFO Ali Belgaumi named in lawsuit.

Singapore's Supreme Court (Source: Terence Ong/Flickr)

WPP Singapore and agency Grey are being sued for alleged minority oppression by the former heads of now-defunct Singapore digital agency Yolk, which WPP acquired in 2010.

The plaintiffs in the case, which is being heard at Singapore’s Supreme Court and began on 31 July, are Yolk minority shareholders Benjamin Tan, Adrian Lee, Soh Kee Boon and Low Jun Jek. They argue that WPP Singapore and Grey allegedly “conspired and abused their powers to advance...

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