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Directors

Georg Chmiel

Non-independent, non-executive Director and Chairman

Georg Chmiel has over 23 years of experience in the financial services industry, online media and real estate industry. Until September 2016, Georg was Managing Director and CEO of iProperty Group, Asia’s number one online property group, operating in seven countries across Asia.

Previously, Georg was Managing Director and CEO of LJ Hooker Group with 700 offices across nine countries providing residential and commercial real estate as well as financial services. Before that, Georg held the position of CFO and General Manager International at REA Group Ltd (ASX:REA) and was instrumental in building a solid platform for expansion which allowed exponential growth. With companies such as Deutsche Bank and McKinsey & Company, Georg has also built his expertise in the area of strategy, innovative technologies, distribution and corporate finance with a clear focus on growth companies and disruptive technologies.

Georg is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Georg is also a Non-executive Director of Centrepoint Alliance (ASX:CAF) and Chief Financial Officer of iflix Group.

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Patrick Grove

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Board member and Chairman since June 2012. Mr Grove is a co-founder of iCar Asia. Mr Grove’s experience and expertise include mergers and acquisitions and extraction of investment value in high growth, media, new media and technology environments.

Mr Grove has built a number of significant media and internet businesses across Asia and has taken three businesses from start up to initial public offer. He has been independently recognised with numerous international awards, including as a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum (2001), a New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum (2003), the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore, Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2004) and Business Week’s Best Young Asian Entrepreneurs (2008). Mr Grove is also the Chief Executive Officer of Catcha Media, the major shareholder of iCar Asia, as well as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and major shareholder of Catcha Group, one of South East Asia’s most dynamic new media groups. Mr Grove is also the Deputy Chairman of iProperty, an ASX listed company.

Mr Grove has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting and Finance from the University of Sydney.

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Lucas Elliott

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Board member since April 2012. Mr Elliott is a co-founder of iCar Asia. He has over 13 years of Asian online experience, with a focus on developing fast moving online business models and monetising online media assets. Mr Elliott is also a co-founder of Catcha Group, where he is responsible for all aspects of Catcha Group’s corporate finance activities, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and public listings. Mr Elliott is also a director of iProperty.

Mr Elliott has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Finance from the University of Sydney.

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Mark Britt

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Mark Britt is an experienced leader of technology, content and marketing led businesses. Prior to founding iflix, Mr. Britt served as CEO of Nine Entertainment Co’s digital arm Mi9, where he was responsible for the company’s SVOD investments and portfolio of start up ventures. Mr. Britt was formerly also, General Manager of Microsoft’s Consumer and Online business for Asia Pacific. During his tenure with the company, Mr. Britt was instrumental in expanding Microsoft’s consumer and Internet business into Southeast Asia, India, China, Japan and Korea.

 

Mark Britt holds a diploma in Law from LPAB.

 

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Khalil Ibrahim

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Khalil has extensive experience in the Automotive industry and is currently the Managing Director and controlling shareholder of SISMA Auto (a dealer group representing Jaguar Land Rover in Malaysia). He also is also a Director in Jaguar Land Rover (Malaysia), the sole importer and distributor for Jaguar Land Rover in Malaysia. Prior to that, Khalil worked with the Boston Consulting Group at their Sydney and New York offices.

Khalil holds bachelors degrees in Commerce (Majoring in Finance) and Engineering (Majoring in Mechanical Engineering). He studied at the University of Western Australia and University of California, Berkeley.

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Mark Licciardo

Non-independent, non-executive Director

Mark Licciardo (B Bus (Acc), GradDip CSP, FGIA, GAICD) is the founder and Managing Director of Mertons Corporate Services. He has extensive experience in working with Boards of Directors of high profile ASX listed companies in the areas of corporate governance, accounting & finance and company secretarial practices during a 30 year corporate career in banking and finance, funds management, investment, infrastructure development and in the establishment and management of a consulting business.  A former company secretary of Top 50 ASX listed companies Transurban Group and Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, Mark is also the former Chairman of the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) Victoria division and Melbourne Fringe Festival and a current non-executive director of a number of public and private companies.

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