iflix hires RTL CBS Asia’s Jonas Engwall

Jonas Engwall will head iflix in Asia.

iflix Jonas Engwall Mark Britt RTL CBS

iflix has named Jonas Engwall as its head of Asia. Meanwhile, iflix’s former head of Asia David Goldstein will shift to a new role as non-executive chairman of iflix Asia working closely with iflix group CEO, Mark Britt. With more than 14 years’ experience in broadcasting and television, Engwall brings extensive expertise and a proven track record for leading business growth and international expansion.

As founding CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, he spearheaded the launch of two of the company’s channels across 19 Asian markets. He previously served as vice president at RTL Group Asia (RTL), where he led the group’s expansion into India and Asia, which included the launch of RTL’s Indian Channel. Prior to RTL, he was instrumental in the expansion of Modern Times Group’s free-to-air television business into emerging markets in Eastern Europe, according to iflix in a statement.

iflix co-founder and group CEO, Mark Britt said, “We love Engwall’s reputation in the industry as both a disruptor and innovator. He will be critical to deepening our distribution relationships and continuing to evolve our product through Asia.’’

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