Banijai: Banijai appoints Rishi Negi as CEO of Endemol Shine India

Banijay, one of the world’s largest independent content producers and distributors, has named Rishi Negi like New Executive Director per Endemol Shine India with immediate effect.

Negi will take the place vacated Abhishek Regewho left after 15 years with the company.

He will oversee the existing team, day-to-day affairs and production and report to Banijai COO Peter Langengerg, overseeing the region.

Prior to joining Endemol, Negi worked as COO at Banijay Asia, a joint venture between Banijay and former Endemol Shine CEO Deepak Dhara.

Negi has over twenty years of experience in operational, commercial, financial and general strategic business-related matters. He has worked in hospitality, entertainment and retail at Taj Group Hotels, Emerald Asia Media and Fame India up to Banijay Asia.

“Banijay takes pride in developing and maintaining his talent and with that in mind it’s great to support

in his next role as CEO of Endemol Shine India,” said Langenberg. “Since he began his work at Banijay Asia, he has been a strong pillar of the business and partner with Deepak Dhar in maintaining the growth trajectory of the organization, especially during the pandemic. We look forward to seeing him continue to thrive in this new position.”

Negi added, “Over the past five years, Banijay Asia has given me the opportunity to be part of the Indian content revolution where we have built an umbrella of successful content across broadcast and streaming platforms. While Endemol has created a vast library of shows like Bigg Boss, Fear Factor, Masterchef, etc., my vision is to lead this trend curve and take it to new heights with diverse content across written and unscripted genres. . I look forward to joining the incredibly talented and experienced Endemol Shine India team and creating great content together.”