Endemol: Abhishek Rege steps down as CEO of Endemol Shine India

Abhishek Rege, Chief Executive of India’s largest production house Endemol Shine Indiaresigned after working at the helm for five years.

In internal communication Peter LangenbergCOO of Banijay Group, which owns 51% Endemol Shine Indiainformed the employees about Rege’s departure.

He also said that until a replacement for Rege was found, he would serve as chairman/director for the time being to maintain the continuity.

“As soon as we have more information about the replacement of the CEO, I will of course inform you, and in the meantime, I would like to thank Abhishek for all his work and cooperation over the past few years,” Langenberg wrote in a memorandum to which has ET access.

Rega could not be contacted for comment.

He worked at Endemol for 15 years.

Rege, one of Economic Times-Spencer Stuart India’s “40 Business Leaders Under 40” in 2018, has played a key role in driving the growth of Endemol Shine India, whether in a creative role or as a business administrator.

Under his leadership, Endemol Shine India has evolved over the past few years from a simple scriptless content creation company to one providing content for multiple screens, languages ​​and genres across TV, film and digital.

Prior to his current position, Rege, as the company’s COO, managed a television business valued at over Rs 200 crore. business strategyand operations film business in India.

Banijay Group bought Endemol Shine Group in July 2020. Prior to that, she belonged to The The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management.

Private equity firm backed by KKR Emerald Media owns a 49% stake in Endemol Shine India.