ASEAN’s largest network of automotive websites iCar Asia today announced the appointment of Georg Chmiel to the Board of Directors
Mr Chmiel brings over 23 years of experience in the financial services industry, online media and real estate industry. Mr Chmiel was most recently Managing Director and CEO of iProperty Group, the owner of Asia’s No. 1 network of property portal sites and related real estate services.
He played a key role in finalizing the sale of iProperty Group to REA Group, Southeast Asia’s largest ever internet buyout. Prior to iProperty Group, Mr Chmiel 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.
In a statement on the company’s website, co-founder and chairman of iCar Asia, Patrick Grove commented, “I am thrilled to welcome Georg to our Board of Directors. It’s great to be working with him again, providing invaluable perspective as we look to define the digital automotive future in the region. I look forward to working with Georg and the rest of the Board to drive iCar Asia towards realizing its full potential and focus on building the business for the long-term.”