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Endemol, the company behind Big Brother, is mulling its first external panel amid an in-house personnel change.
Andy Griffiths is standing down as London-based global head of legal later this month to join a human rights organisation in India. The former ITV in-house lawyer is taking up a role as field office director in Chennai for International Justice Mission, which tackles bonded labour, sexual exploitation and violent oppression.
Replacement Boudewijn Beusmans in Amsterdam, currently Griffiths’ number two, said he intends to draw up a global legal panel at the end of the year or in early 2012.
Although the company is expected to maintain its association with media specialist Wiggin, the reshuffle is a potential blow for the firm. It acted on the acquisition of producer Tiger Aspect in 2009 and was a shoo-in to work on the purchase of a 50 per cent stake in website Holy Moly earlier this year.