Mumbai: Banijay Asia chief operating officer Rishi Negi will take over as CEO of Endemol Shine India, highly placed sources have confirmed to Indiantelevision.com.
Negi takes over from Abhishek Rege whose departure from the production house was announced on Tuesday. His appointment is expected to be announced on Wednesday at noon.
Negi took over the role of COO of Banijay Asia in 2018 and reported to Banijay Asia founder and CEO Deepak Dhar.
He has over 24 years of experience, across entertainment, hospitality and retail sectors. His repertoire of work includes key positions to drive growth strategies across corporate giants like Emerald Asia Media, Fame India Limited, Pizzeria Restaurants and Taj Group of Hotels amongst others.
Endemol Shine India is the production house behind some of the biggest unscripted reality shows like Bigg Boss, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, India’s Next Superstars among others.