Endemol Shine Group president Tim Hincks (pictured) is to exit in March after 17 years with the company.
Hincks, who is leaving to pursue “a new adventure,” was appointed to the role of president of the joint venture in 2014 following the merger of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media.
After boarding Endemol in 1999, Hincks would go on to hold a number of senior management titles at the company’s UK outfit – from creative director to chief creative officer – before being named as Endemol UK CEO in 2008, when he also joined the international and creative boards of Endemol Group.
The exec would eventually rise to president of the Endemol Group in 2012, where he would work to develop and grow the creative and strategic direction of the company, with specific responsibility for the U.S. and UK, reporting to company CEO Sophie Turner Laing.
An announcement as to Hincks’ replacement as Group president will be made “in due course,” the company said.
“The last 17 years have been an incredible and exhilarating ride. Playing my part in helping build a world-class content creation company across so many countries, genres and platforms has been an honor and a privilege,” Hincks said in a statement.
“It’s very important for me that I leave this brilliantly all-consuming job first before I consider what the next challenge might be,” he continued. “Following my last day in the office in March, I’ll take the time to consider the future and to get ’round to doing all the things I haven’t had time to do, like remembering my children’s names, for example.”
Turner Laing added: “Throughout his time at the company, he has combined outstanding creative leadership with a keen entrepreneurial spirit, not to mention a brilliant sense of humor and fun. Though sad to be losing him, I do respect his desire for fresh adventures having contributed so much to the company over so many years.”