Banijay France has picked Jean-Louis Blot as the new CEO of EndemolShine Production.
Blot was the driving force behind BBC Worldwide Productions France, the first French subsidiary of the BBC. Since 2016, he has led the creation of Warner Bros. International Television Production France.
In his new role for the French production arm of EndemolShine, Blot will be responsible for spearheading EndemolShine Production’s unscripted operations for local and global clients, as well as the wider group’s extensive cross-territory catalogue.
“We are very happy to have Jean-Louis joining the Banijay adventure,” noted Banijay France CEO François de Brugada. “For the past 10 years, he has demonstrated a strong ability in anticipating trends in the French market and strategically capitalizing on growth and success opportunities.”
Banijay has been fortifying its global leadership teams in recent months following its acquisition of Endemol Shine Group in July. Recently, in November, the media conglomerate handed Cris Abrego, former CEO of Endemol Shine North America, the reins to its operations throughout North America and Latin America.
With files from Jillian Morgan and Daniele Alcinii