Banijay Spain

After the merge Banijay-Zodiak, the group has reorganized its activity in Spain creating a central management team that coordinates the operations of all the group companies in Spain.
Banijay has currently 4 companies in the territory: Cuarzo, DLO, Magnolia, and NSP, leaded by some of the most talented and successful people in the Spanish TV industry.

Our People

Stefano Torrisi

Executive Vice President

Formerly Commercial Director and Chief Creative Officer of EndemolShine Italy, Stefano Torrisi has more than 35 years’ experience in television production on a national and international level. In 1983, he started his career as a freelance writer and producer for Rai Uno until 1995, when he moved to Spain with Europroducciones Group where he worked as Content General Manager and International Development Director. There he spearheaded acquisitions and programme development before establishing an Italian arm and assuming the role of Group CEO until 2013. In October 2014 he became Commercial Director CCO of EndemolShine Italy until the end of November 2017.

Raul Ballestero

COO

Raúl has been recently promoted to the position of COO of the Banijay Group in Spain assuming the leadership of the Central Management Team.
Raúl started his professional career in Pricewaterhousecoopers as an auditor. After this period he started to work in the audiovisual industry as Financial Controller in CNN+ and then assumed a key role in the management of the payment TV division of Sogecable (Canal+).
Raúl joined the Banijay Group in July 2009 as CFO of Cuarzo and during the past years has actively contributed to the consolidation of the Spanish activities with the incorporation of DLO to the group and the merge. He was also involved in the successful launching of the TV channel Non Stop People in the country.