Abhishek Rege, currently CEO of Endemol Shine India, is leaving the company after 15 years in various roles. His successor has not been announced.
Rege joined Endemol in 2007 as Head of Commercial and Legal and was promoted to COO in 2012. Appointed CEO in 2017, he has “taken the company to great heights and delivered diverse growth.”
Neither Rege nor the company gave a reason for his departure. But the company thanked him generously and said Rege “will be working closely with his successor (once announced) and the Endemol Shine India team during the transition”.
Endemol Shine Group was acquired by Banijay in July 2020, creating an international content producer and distributor in 22 territories with over 120 production companies and a multi-genre catalog with over 88,000 hours of outstanding original programming.
Established in 2006, Endemol Shine India is a joint venture between Banijay and CA Media.
Banijay also operates Mumbai-based Banijay Asia as a joint venture company with another industry veteran, Deepak Dhar.
“Abhishek has played a pivotal role in the growth of Endemol Shine India during his tenure as CEO and has been a strong leader who has built on the company’s notable achievements across the business. He will leave us with our heartfelt thanks for everything he has done to make Endemol Shine India the market leader today and we wish him every success in the future,” said Peter Langenberg, COO of Banijay.
Endemol Shine India has TV credits such as Bigg Boss, produced in six regional languages, Fear Factor, MasterChef India, So You Think You Can Dance, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Love School , ” “The Money Drop” and over 450 episodes of “Deal or No Deal” for Sun Network. It is also working in partnership with Banijay and Shekhar Kapur on the development of The Ibis Trilogy.
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