– SA, Cape Town – Naspers Limited (LSE:NPSN), announced that Ms Emilie Choi will be appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 21 April 2017.
Ms Choi (38) has experience in the fields of consumer internet, media, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and mergers and acquisitions. She has been at LinkedIn since 2009 and is the company’s Vice President and Head of Corporate Development. Prior to that, she worked at Warner Bros. Entertainment, first in Corporate Business Development and Strategy, and then in Digital Business Strategy and Operations for Warner Bros. Television. Ms Choi also served as a senior analyst at Yahoo, Inc. Corporate Development, and began her career as an investment banking analyst at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. It runs some of the world’s leading platforms in internet, video entertainment, and media.
Naspers companies connect people to each other and the wider world, help people improve their daily lives, and entertain audiences with the best of local and global content. Every day, millions of people use the products and services of companies that Naspers has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, Codecademy, eMAG, Flipkart, ibibo, letgo, Media24, Movile, MultiChoice, OLX, PayU, ShowMax, SimilarWeb, Twiggle, and Udemy. Similarly, hundreds of millions of people have made the platforms of its associates Tencent
Naspers is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (NPN.SJ) and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NPSN).
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