Leading global online classfieds company The Mitula Group has announced the appointment of Georg Chmiel to its board of directors.
Georg has over 20 years of experience in high-growth digital classified, media and real estate companies and up until September 2016, was managing director and CEO of
iProperty Group. He has also been the managing director and CEO of the LJ Hooker Group, and the CFO and general manager International at REA Group.
In all three companies, Georg was instrumental in building a solid platform for expansion which allowed exponential growth. With companies such as Deutsche Bank and McKinsey & Company, he built his expertise in the area of strategy,innovative technologies, distribution and corporate finance with a clear focus on growth companies and disruptive technologies.
The chairman of the Mitula Group, Simon Baker, said he was excited to have Georg join the board.
"I have worked with Georg at the REA Group and the iProperty Group and his extensive knowledge and experience in the rapidly evolving digital classifieds will add significant value to the Mitula Group.”
Georg said he was looking forward to joining the team at Mitula.
"Over the last 5 years the company has delivered extremely strong growth on all dimensions and is now very well positioned to accelerate growth in the global digital classifieds market.”
Mitula operates 79 vertical search sites across property, employment and motoring in 49 different countries and 19 different languages. These sites operate under the Mitula, Nestoria and Nuroa brands. The company also operates 10 property portals in nine South East Asian countries under the Dotproperty and Thailand-property brands.