PLACEMENT | Sean Carey, iflix

    sean careyThe Lumina team would like to congratulate Sean Carey for joining iflix as Global Chief Content Officer, based in Los Angeles.

    The fast-growing streaming service is now available in 10 markets across Southeast Asia, following recent launches in Pakistan, Vietnam and Myanmar. It has also entered into a joint-venture partnership with Middle East telco Zain to launch a service in the Middle East and North Africa.

    This news comes a week after iflix secured US$90 million from a group of investors including cable giant Liberty Global and Zain, with additional capital from existing investors including Sky, Catcha Group and EMC.

    Sean spent five years at Netflix, most recently as VP of Global Television, and was responsible for bringing Narcos and the Marvel series such as Jessica Jones to the service.

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