Rishi Negi appointed EVP investee operations at CA Media India

MUMBAI: CA Media, LP, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group; LLC (TCG) has announced the appointment of Rishi Negi as executive vice president, Investee Operations.


Negi will be leading operations of the investee and incubated businesses in India. His core responsibilities will be identifying and managing growth opportunities in media, entertainment and technology business across the country.


The investment arm of CA Media in India is headed by Vivek Raicha. Now, Negi and Raicha both will be reporting to CA Media India CEO Rajesh Kamat.


During his eighteen years stint in strategy, business and operations at leading companies in India, Negi has worked with Reliance Group as a business head of Quick Service Restaurants (QSR). Prior to that, He served as COO of Fame Cinema‘s Multiplexes and Pizza Hut restaurants where he was instrumental in the planning, development and operations management with direct P&L responsibilities. In his earlier outing, he also worked with the Taj Group of Hotels for ten years. Negi is a graduate in Hotel Management with additional studies completed under the general management program from IIM, Bangalore.


Talking about the appointment, CA Media India CEO Rajesh Kamat said, "We are happy to have Rishi on board to lead the operations end of our diversified portfolio of operating assets, which include Endemol, Only Much Louder, Graphic India and Fluence. Throughout his career, Rishi has earned distinction for out-of-the box thinking and driving organisations forward with world-class benchmarks, ideas and execution. While Rishi‘s key area of focus will be planning, development and operations management, we will also be leveraging his expertise in evaluating investment opportunities in the fast-growing consumer retail entertainment business. We welcome him to the CA Media team and look forward to benefiting from his talent and experience."


Negi added, "I am excited about my new role at CA Media India. In a short time, they have already acquired significant stakes and have partnered in the success of their investee and incubated businesses, in both the traditional and digital domains. I look forward to joining this team of extremely talented people and establishing new partnerships while growing and driving forward existing ones."


CA Media was founded by chairman Peter Chernin and CEO Paul Aiello. The Chernin Group manages, operates and invests in media‘s business, entertainment and technology sectors. The other arm of CA Media, Chernin Entertainment produces feature films and television programs. In the beginning of this year, the company has acquired 49 per cent stake in Endemol India.

Latest Reads
Havas appoints Mediacom's Karl Wu as Greater China CEO

Havas Media Group has appointed media and marketing specialist, Karl Wu, as the CEO for Greater China. Based in Beijing, Wu will be responsible for Havas's brands -- Havas Media and Arena Media, as well as Havas Group pure player agencies Socialyse, Affiperf, Ecselis and Mobext. The media group...

MAM Media and Advertising People
Gulzar lightens up Luminous's Diwali

MUMBAI: Luminous has launched a unique social campaign that celebrates a part of Diwali that we often forget to talk about. While most Diwali campaigns talk about spending and splurging, others talk about the display of lights and fireworks across the country. This campaign, however, goes away from...

MAM Marketing MAM
Multi-media ad campaign to popularise gold coin

A year after it was first launched, a multimedia advertising campaign is being launched to drive awareness around Diwali on the availability of the Indian gold coin by the Mines and Minerals Trading Corporation along with World Gold Council. Being launched this week, the campaign will cover...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
Vizeum launches Binary, special advisory unit for media clients

“Media business is, in the short term, headed for a tipping point, driven by the changing consumer-media interface,” emphasises Vizeum India MD Shripad Kulkarni, who strongly believes that media companies need a definitive transformation strategy in place now.

MAM Media and Advertising Media Agencies
Havas Media bags Rs 15-cr Sujata account

MUMBAI: Havas Media Group India has bagged the integrated media duties of Sujata, an Indian Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances brand for Juicer Mixer Grinders. The incumbent on the business was Exposure Media. The account will be handled out of Gurgaon office led by Uday Mohan. The...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
TV festive ad spend to reach Rs 8000 cr; experts divided

MUMBAI: The festive months of October and November are welcome months not just for you and your family, but for most Indian brands as well. After all, they eagerly wait for this early window when consumers loosen up their purse strings and put their Diwali bonuses to good use, aka, shopping.

MAM Marketing MAM
Amagi partners with BARC India to offer monitoring of geo-targeted TV ad-campaigns

Amagi Media Labs has entered into a partnership agreement with India’s apex television viewership monitoring body BARC India to help advertisers monitor geo-targeted ad-campaigns of brands across TV channels.

MAM Media and Advertising AD Agencies
iProspect conceptualises unique digital video for ICICI two-wheeler insurance

iProspect India has conceptualized and executed a unique digital video for ICICI Lombard General Insurance in their latest campaign on two-wheeler insurance.

MAM Media and Advertising AD Agencies
eBay engages consumer with live game on FB

MUMBAI: Festive season is a busy time for Indian brands, especially the e-commerce players given the shopping spree the nation witnessed around the time. Thus it becomes important to brainstorm on new and unique ways to get the consumer’s attention; something different from the unbelievable...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories