#Asia iflix appoints ex-iProperty CEO George Chmiel as CFO and Director of iflix International


Chmiel was recipient of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in 2016 and the Top Outstanding Leaders Asia Award in 2015

Georg Chmiel

Kuala Lumpur-based Internet TV service iflix has announced the appointment of Goreg Chmiel as Chief Financial Officer and Director of iflix International.

Chmiel was previously the Managing Director and CEO of property portal iProperty for more than five years. Under his leadership, he helped expand its operations to over five regional markets including Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore, with investments in Philippines.

Chmiel is also presently a non-executive director of Malaysian automotive classifieds portal iCarAsia.

iflix, iProperty and iCarAsia are all portfolio companies in Southeast Asia internet group Catcha Group.

Also Read: In Photos: From iflix to REV Asia to iCar, take a tour of the Catcah Group offices

“The company’s international growth phase offers a great opportunity for me to add genuine value at this key stage in the business. I am eager to leverage my industry expertise to accelerate iflix’s growth and contribute to the company’s overall success,” said Chmiel, in an official press release.

Launched in May 2015, iflix  is available in Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Brunei, the Maldives and Pakistan. It claims to have over 4 million subscribers, and has raised over US$75 million from investors including Sky, Jungle Ventures, Catcha Group and Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk PT.

Last week, iflix established iflix Arabia through a partnership with Middle Eastern and African (MENA) mobile and data service operator Zain.

Image Credit: iflix

The post iflix appoints ex-iProperty CEO George Chmiel as CFO and Director of iflix International appeared first on e27.

from e27 http://ift.tt/2l28oxo

Ce contenu a été publié dans #Asia par Startup365. Mettez-le en favori avec son permalien.

A propos Startup365

Chaque jour nous vous présenterons une nouvelle Startup française ! Notre pays regorge de talents et d'entrepreneurs brillants ! Alors partons à la découverte des meilleures startup françaises ! Certaines d'entre elles sont dans une étape essentielle dans la vie d'une startup : la recherche de financement, notamment par le financement participatif (ou crowdfunding en anglais). Alors participez à cette grande aventure en leur faisant une petite donation ! Les startups françaises ont besoin de vous !